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 […]
Life ain’t cheap, and if yours is then somebody else is getting screwed. I’m sure there are exceptions to this, but for the most part I think this is true–your great deal […]
Joe Cocker’s set is another one of those career-defining moments from Woodstock, in this case both for better and worse.
The Who’s Woodstock performance scared the hell out of me as a kid. Part of it was the ominous tone with which announcer Chip Monck intoned “The Who.” Pete’s Clockwork Orange duds […]
Regular readers, friends, and neighbors with thin windows know all too well my fondness for The Who. I’m just a couple of years too young to have seen them when Moon the […]
Summer ended in the traditional manner: A disheveled Jerry Lewis wept while singing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and the big three networks rolled out their new television series. The new fall prime […]
Have you ever seen lion cubs wrestle? Humans are no different, especially boys. We go through a period where we behave like badasses even though the overwhelming majority of us aren’t. We […]