Before he was the most notorious spousal abuser in music history, Ike Turner held a legitimate claim to the invention of rock and roll.
Deep Cuts: Rocket Songs
Okay, so maybe the rockets of my childhood weren’t the kinds that shot monkeys into space. Why the hell were we firing monkeys into space, anyway? I’ll tell you why: because guys […]
Rise of the Lemeloes III: The Next Generation
In previous weeks we’ve talked about the Leave Me Alone (Lemelo) party’s stance on regulation and legislation. Great topics, sure, but the number one hassle in American life is people trying to […]
Deep Cuts: A Listener’s Guide to the Chitlin’ Circuit
Preston Lauterbach’s The Chitlin’ Circuit and the Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll is a must read, but it’s also a must listen. The music covered spans a period of sixty years, and listening […]