Last week we surveyed the long history of songs about Johnny, but we can’t overlook his sidekick Mary. Songs about Mary date at least to the eighth century, though those early ones […]
Deep Cuts: Life Songs
What is this life thing anyway?
From The Stacks: ‘Woodstock – Back To The Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive’
It took half a century, but Warner Brothers finally released the complete Woodstock. Well, almost.
Deep Cuts: Return Songs
Who the heck bought me an eight pack of tube socks?
Deep Cuts: Driving Songs
What will become of the epic road trip in the era of autonomous cars?
Jethro Tull In A Thunderstorm
“Why would you pay good money to see Jethro Tull?” That’s the first question people asked me
Deep Cuts: Velvet Songs
Where did all the velvet go? When I was a kid it was everywhere: furniture, car interiors, suits. Now? No velvet. Oh, we have Polar Fleece. We have stretchy denim. Vegan leather. […]
Deep Cuts: Measuring Songs
Measuring most things is easy.
Deep Cuts: Your Obligatory Christmas Playlist, Volume 6
My mother loved everything about Christmas, and that included the music. I doubt she’d have much use for my playlists, though. Ma was more of a holiday traditionalist. Bust out the Bing […]
Deep Cuts: Songs For Family
Regular readers (both of you) might have noticed that something was missing a couple of days ago.