Over the course of his 50 year career, David Bowie has released 26 studio albums. During that same stretch, around 50 compilation albums have been released. So you’d expect me to say […]
The first day at any job is both exhilarating and stressful, even without almost killing Pee-Wee Herman. Who are the good guys? Who are the bad guys? What are the alliances, and […]
Change is a bastard. Nothing leaves us feeling more naked and vulnerable (other than being naked) than having our little snowball shaken up. Whether the end result is good, bad, planned, unexpected, […]
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.
Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson was one of the true masters of the funk. He had both the style and the chops. You may never have heard of him (but I hope that you […]
I’d be lying if I told you I’ve never lied. We all have, from little white lies on up to whoppers about everything from weapons of mass destruction to whether that dress […]
Late 1988/early 1989 was a brilliant time musically, hair metal and Rick Astley aside.
This is a list that can go on and on. Car and motorcycle crash songs were an early rock and roll genre (“Leader of the Pack,” for example), and their popularity enjoyed […]
Foxy Shazam is one of those bands you simply get or you don’t. Ten years into their career they still refuse to adhere to any one genre, which delighted rather than confused […]
About ten years ago Bowiephiles finally got an official release of The Thin White Duke’s BBC sessions. I greeted the collection with mixed emotions as I’d held onto my BBC Sampler, which […]