All songs (well, most) tell a story, but story songs are really something special.
What if I told you that you can solve all of the world’s problems by writing a story?
As you read this, I’m sitting on a Hawaiian beach (and before you get any ideas I have somebody watching my house. He’s heavily armed and devoid of conscience, so don’t even […]
Tuesday didn’t work out. In high school I would have considered her an Untouchable, one of those girls who remains off limits to guys like me. But this wasn’t high school it […]
Johnny Cougar/John Cougar/John “Cougar” Mellencamp/John Mellencamp made three — three — albums before the sort-of-self-titled John Cougar, which most people think of as his first album. There’s nothing really unusual about that — […]
So I had a new job thanks to my new friend, Alex, who was kind enough to lie to Steve The Manager on my behalf. And I had another friend at Camelot, […]
In rambling about The Beatles’ White Album I mentioned something along the lines of the band at that point being three great artists and Ringo off in separate corners making art. Coincidentally, […]
Music television predates MTV — it even predates the Ed Sullivan Show — and as a kid I would watch any show with a special guest appearance. From Bobby Sherman on The […]
Ninth grade was a very strange time. I was a member of The Guys In Black Tee Shirts Who Jam, but I wasn’t hardcore enough for Prevo, or prevocational school. I played […]