There are two kinds of Christmas music people: Those who want to hear the exact same songs sung the same way by the same people and those who don’t. There’s a third […]
From The Stacks: ‘Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan’
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 nominees were announced this week, and as always the list included a few surprises. Among them was Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, one of the […]
Deep Cuts: Emotion Songs
I don’t think there’s much I can say about emotions. When they’re good they’re good,
Deep Cuts: Songs For Paying The Price
Life ain’t cheap, and if yours is then somebody else is getting screwed. I’m sure there are exceptions to this, but for the most part I think this is true–your great deal […]
From The Stacks: Rockets – Self Titled/Turn Up The Radio
What you’re looking at is a big collection of rock and roll footnotes.
22. Life Begins at the Hop
One morning before home room the perky girls began tacking hand-lettered signs all over the school. Two weeks from Friday we were invited to attend a sock hop in the school gym. It […]
14. What Time Is It?
The deeper I get into this little exercise the more I recognize that there aren’t distinct epochs inherent to one’s own musical soundtrack. The development of musical taste isn’t a linear continuum where […]