Last year at this time I was working on a new years story when I received word that a friend and regular reader died just after Christmas. The news shut me down: […]
If you only buy one holiday album by a convicted murderer this season, make it this one.
Special guest stars make everything better, right? It’s why I always invite Bill Bixby to my holiday dinners. Don’t give me that “I’m dead” crap, Bill, it never stops my uncle Steve […]
I think this is the first “From the Stacks” piece I’ve written that isn’t about a specific record. I don’t really care about “Does Your Heart Beat For Me” by Russ Morgan […]
You know Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, right? Play it with music some time. In this piece I get from the first blues song ever recorded to the Beatles in five unexpected […]
By the time the Stones’ Steel Wheels rolled into town I was pretty much done with them. Honestly, in the Rolling Stones vs. the Beatles match up I always sided with the […]
I love the Police. They are one of the very few bands on my “never made a bad album” list. Not even my beloved Bowie, Beatles, or Zappa can make that claim.
Pat stood at the Ticketmaster terminal, clattering the keys and watching the upcoming shows scroll past on the black and green screen. “No way,” he said.
“No filler.” If not for these two words Alice Cooper may have just disappeared. After striking out with two unsuccessful albums, their third attempt was their last chance at bat. The Beatles […]
Many people land here due to a search engine. I assume most of them are looking for photos or music to download. I always feel bad when I see that someone searched […]