I bought this album at a friends of the library book sale for one reason: To impress the super hot hippie chick, Tuesday. It didn’t work, but nothing did.
My DJ buddy Falcon did a weekly one hour late night show built around a theme, basically “Deep Cuts” but on the radio. He was kicking around the store one day, complaining […]
I picked this one up at a friends of the library sale in Savannah, Georgia back when I was a starving art school lad. For those of you who think of Joe […]
“Stay after him, Jim, you got home in the ropes” was a great punchline, but it was no accident: My grandfather and I shared a fondness for boxing. During one of his […]
“You’re gonna have to serve somebody,” Dylan said, and he was absolutely right. Unfortunately I’m sort of a goofy rubadub, so there’s not a whole lot of servin’ I can do.
Sandwiching The Band between Ten Years After and Johnny Winter on Woodstock’s closing night seems like an odd choice. Robertson, Helm, Danko, Hudson, and Manuel were brilliant players, but The Band’s music […]
Today marks the second anniversary of Why It Matters. Last year was a busy one. Here’s what happened, and also what’s coming up:
Bob Dylan’s new album, Tempest, is the thirty-fifth coming according to the music press. The man is officially a national treasure as of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors (similar to a knighthood […]
Once upon a time painting served a very important function: documentation. Set “art” aside for a moment and simply think about what the ability to render things real and imagined allowed people […]
Electric Ladyland is the most interesting album in the Hendrix discography. The third and last album with the Experience, Electric Ladyland finds our hero in virtually complete creative control and at the […]