The closing months of 2020 qualify as interesting times: an important presidential election, unusual weather that’s quickly becoming the usual weather, a pandemic, wealth inequality to rival the Gilded Age, and an […]
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 […]
Artist: Johnny Cash Title: Everybody Loves A Nut Year: 1966 Label: Columbia Cover Artist: Jack Davis
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, but it’s not a bad recipe for a weekend.
I need a Valentine. Anybody game?
I’ve never visited a Hall of Fame, but I’d like to. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would be first on my itinerary, but I suspect that I’d be disappointed. I’ve […]
What the heck is going on with this album cover?
Here’s another playlist that started as a discussion in the Facebook music group that I manage. Last week’s “live tracks better than their studio cousins” list led to the suggestion of cover […]
We celebrated President’s Day this past Monday in the United States. Well, honestly
Is the letter a lost art? The obvious answer is yes; after all, when was the last time you wrote or received a letter? E-mails don’t carry the same weight, and tweets […]