Here we have an exceedingly cool 1980 compilation from the Aura label; well, an Aura label.
Arnold Schwarzenneger slamming a door in my face is one of my favorite Hollywood stories, but it isn’t really that unusual. If the Arnolds of the world wasted their time on flunkies […]
Geez, is it June already? Time for April to bring you more (mostly) new music that you shouldn’t be missing. Pay attention, this will be on the test:
This is a cool little oddity for the Rainbow/Deep Purple fans. Basically it’s a 1970 supergroup album with all of the artists performing under pseudonyms. Here’s the roster:
Has it really been a year since Deep Purple’s Jon Lord passed away? I swear, someone sped up the clock when I wasn’t looking. I don’t know whether Lord embraced the prefix […]
My kids run across a crusty old song now and then that for them is a revelation. “Dad, have you ever heard this?” they excitedly ask. “Do you like it?” Usually my […]
The home stretch! We’ve almost completed the A to Z of music based on literary works. This last batch has some nice twists and turns.
My first major breakup didn’t even involve me. My sister dumped Mike, no doubt for valid hell-raising reasons, but without considering me. How was I supposed to find my path to the […]
Back in the meedly-meedly-meedly ’80s when speed was the name of the game, a guitarist friend of mine said to me: “Nobody at a party will ask you how many notes you […]
My sister’s boyfriend Mike, the crown prince of The Guys In Black Tee Shirts Who Jam, and his brother Neil were the first guys like me to dip their toes into the […]