It’s quite fashionable to criticize the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual inductees, and I’m nothing if not fashionable.
From the Stacks: Jonny Destry & Destiny, ‘Girls, Rock ‘N Roll, & Cars’
Now here’s a story that needs telling.
From The Stacks: Roxy Music – Country Life
Roxy Music’s fourth LP, 1974’s Country Life, is the Mona Lisa of controversial album covers. Oh, there are more famous banned sleeves, more explicit, more surreal, but sexier? Not to my eye.
And the Answer Is…
Last week I posted the following brain teaser:Several of you got it right, which means either: A) You’re very clever B) You played a lot of Atari as a kid C) This […]
From the Stacks: Chocolate Milk
Chocolate Milk is one of those sad victims of time. They were a really cool funk band from New Orleans that made eight albums between 1975 and 1982 and then they were […]
78. But Ain’t That America
So I had a new job thanks to my new friend, Alex, who was kind enough to lie to Steve The Manager on my behalf. And I had another friend at Camelot, […]
21. Who Are You?
Money was tight for twelve-year-old me: allowance, what I could get mowing lawns, that’s about it. Used record stores didn’t exist, at least not in Spartanburg, and new records were expensive. Enter the […]
9. The Cutout Bin
Texas was a blessedly short adventure. We were only there for nine months or so before my father took a job in South Carolina and we were off again. Not much grows […]