I sat down the other night for one hour of perfect writing time, the kind of time recommended by experts who write books on writing.
Mary Tyler Moore died recently, and as a tribute a friend of mine posted the song that became the Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song. Listening to that track got me to […]
Recently I dug an album out of my stacks by Rockets that featured a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Oh Well.” Man, what a song. I started thinking of all the great Fleetwood […]
I’m in San Francisco this week, which I must confess isn’t one of my favorite cities. I’m sorry, I know people adore this place and I’ve had some great times here, but […]
Music follows trends, and the prevailing trends at Woodstock were blues-oriented rock and folk/folk rock. Only four acts didn’t fit into one of those buckets. On day one Ravi Shankar laid down […]
The crowd enjoyed ten hours of rainy silence between Joan Baez closing day one, the “folk” day at Woodstock, and Quill opening the more rock-oriented Saturday performances. They kicked off a day […]
“How was your walk, Dad?” “Good. I went along the river.” “What did you listen to?” “Woodstock.” “Is that good?” “Some of the performances are great, others not so much. Mostly for […]