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 […]
I almost didn’t get this playlist done because I put it off so long.
Rock is dead they say. Long live rock.
Picking the moment when the Who peaked is tough. Was 1969’s Tommy their transcendent moment? Maybe the emotionally complex Quadrophenia is your pick. Regardless, I think we can all agree it wasn’t […]
This record is my peanut butter cup: My favorite Who song on my favorite Pete Townshend album
Sure, we’re big dumb animals, but what are you going to do?
Eating an elephant might be tough, but a playlist of elephant songs?
Futurists have worried about the rise of the machines at least as far back as the Greeks. The story of Icarus isn’t just one of hubris, but specifically hubris in the form […]
Only one month has been celebrated by T.S. Eliot, Geoffrey Chaucer, and the Jesus & Mary Chain. The Four Seasons took care of September, and U2 nabbed October. That abba-dabba monkey took […]
Don’t forget the joker!