What if what’s tearing us apart isn’t complicated at all?
Deep Cuts: Football Songs
I might not be much of a football fan, but there’s always music. But digging through my digital stacks to put together a football playlist turned out to be one of my […]
Deep Cuts: Magic Songs
Everything is magic, nothing is magic.
Deep Cuts: Special Guest Stars
Special guest stars make everything better, right? It’s why I always invite Bill Bixby to my holiday dinners. Don’t give me that “I’m dead” crap, Bill, it never stops my uncle Steve […]
Deep Cuts: Motorcycle Songs
The motorcycle has been the perfect rock and roll accessory since Elvis dressed up in Brando gear. We had the Mod scooter era, the Easy Rider wave, and the hair metal Harley […]
Deep Cuts: Station. Wagon.
They were big, they were ugly, and if anybody ever wrote a song about one I don’t have it in my stacks. So what’s a desperate playlist maker to do when deadline […]
Deep Cuts: New York
New York looms large in the American imagination, especially for creative types. That’s where it all happens: The Chelsea Hotel, The Cafe Wha?, SoHo, Greenwich Village. Brooklyn kids. Warriors, come out to […]
Deep Cuts: Telephone Songs
The telephone is a curious beast. On first glance Bell’s greatest invention served to make us closer, but did it really? Perhaps like the train, automobile, and television what the phone really […]
Deep Cuts: Songs For A Beautiful Day
Our friends on the East Coast could use a beautiful day. Who couldn’t? I can’t do anything about the weather, but I can put together a play list of nice day songs. […]
On My Turntable: Heart – Fanatic
With exception to a dark period in their catalog that I choose not to think about, Heart has long been one of my favorite bands. Of the thousands of groups who modeled […]