I need a Valentine. Anybody game?
Deep Cuts: Covers Better Than The Originals
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 […]
Deep Cuts: Coffee Songs
The photo accompanying this “Deep Cuts” gives you some idea of how seriously we used to take both our coffee and our sexism.
From The Stacks: Fillet of Soul
How cool is this album cover?
From the Stacks: Ike and Tina Turner – “Outta Season”
Before he was the most notorious spousal abuser in music history, Ike Turner held a legitimate claim to the invention of rock and roll.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Perpetual Fuck Ups
Sometimes we find ourselves in those situations where we can do no right, or at least that’s how it feels. I say the world is round, you say it’s flat. I agree […]
From the Stacks: Joe Cocker – Mad Dogs and Englishmen
I picked this one up at a friends of the library sale in Savannah, Georgia back when I was a starving art school lad. For those of you who think of Joe […]
Deep Cuts, Reader’s Choice: Alex Johnson
I met Alex Johnson thanks to Why It Matters just a couple of short years ago. Since then we’ve been fast friends on Twitter (follow him at @koolwriting) and have exchanged mail […]
Deep Cuts, Reader’s Choice Edition: Anne-Marie Schiefer
Annie is a true friend of Why It Matters — always quick on the draw for a like or a retweet from her @AnnieSchief Twitter account, a frequent commenter, and damned if […]
113. I Have Only One Burning Desire…
I arrived around dusk. The congregation laughed and kidded while they worked, lots of “thank you, darlin’” and “put that over there, darlin’.” Their preacher watched as his flock pulled boxes from […]