Or maybe they are love songs, who am I to judge? The point is that things aren’t always as they appear.
The legend of The Rocky Horror Picture Show loomed large when I was 11 or 12.
All songs (well, most) tell a story, but story songs are really something special.
“Who Is Meat Loaf?” could be an age test.
We are loud people in a loud culture.
Down in the city just Hoople and me. That’s from Queen’s “Now I’m Here,” and it was my introduction to Mott The Hoople. That’s all they were to me as an elementary […]
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 […]
The cover art for Nazareth’s The Fool Circle remains one of my all time favorites. During my years in art school a common criticism leveled at my work was that it was […]
I took up with a girl named Christie that summer. We’d gone to school together since the seventh grade but never spoken to each other. I thought that she was an Untouchable […]
My boy suffered his first loss recently, a friend who simply didn’t wake up one morning. That’s the way to do it, but not a week shy of your sixteenth birthday.