I talk about this topic a lot in my personal life, mostly because I have kids who are willing to toss out a “so and so sucks” criticism at any musical performer […]
One can sum up ’80s pop music with four artists: Bruce, Madonna, Michael, and Prince. In a way they were the last of the real superstars. The ’90s belonged to the anti-stars […]
Prince was in the building; well, hypothetically at least.
“Wow, that’s a lot of Coke” turned out to be an ad for Little Caesar’s Pizza. In the finished commercial a nerdy dude holding a large tub of soda sits down and […]
Sure I could give you a list of starting fresh songs, but how about some songs about years instead?
Let’s talk about the legendary Larry Graham, the inventor of the “thump and pluck” style of bass playing without which we’d have no funk. We can stop right there, can’t we? That’s […]
Some of us in the MTV generation had to settle for ABC’s Friday Night Videos. Well into college I could still be found in front of the television most Friday nights, watching […]
I’m pretty sure Prince didn’t sleep between 1978 and 1990. I’m not even sure that he sleeps now. Eighties radio was dominated by the unholy alliance of Michael, Bruce, Madonna, and the […]
The short version: These guys opened for The Who last night, they killed, and your photos are at the end of this post. Feel free to reuse them, but attribute them “courtesy […]
The morning after we graduated high school, Jarod and I mounted our bicycles and headed for Myrtle Beach. For me this was the second time crossing South Carolina via pedal power, but […]