If you dig surf and hot rod music but you want to stray off the narrow road of Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, and Dick Dale, this is the record for you. […]
Paul Tanner was a fascinating dude.
The Captain and Tennille’s Daryl Dragon was only one successful member of a very musical family.
For my money, “Modern Love” is the greatest hit of Bowie’s eighties pop era.
You know that obnoxious guy at the concert who knows the words to every song, no matter how obscure? That was me with Bowie.
The New Pornographers’ debut is a really special beast.
John gave me a raise. Thanks to Tales From the Crypt I was now bringing home $500 per week, double what I made at Music Plus. Combined with Jody’s talent agency salary […]
The following story was published by a good friend of mine years ago in the LA Times. It’s such a wonderful Why It Matters piece that I asked permission to rerun it […]
Our Why It Matters hostess with the mostest put together a list of her favorite holiday cuts for you, but somehow she missed those dogs that bark “Jingle Bells.” Well, nobody’s perfect.
Beach songs. On one hand you’ve got your Beach Boys and Jan and Dean; on the other you have your Dick Dale, Ventures, and Surfaris. And then there’s Shag music — oldies […]