Tower Records founder Russ Solomon died this year. Solomon and Tower were big deals here in my hometown of Sacramento, California. This is where it all began, after all, when young Russ […]
Sweet Richard Simmons’ Dolphin shorts. There are a lot of clapping songs.
Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson was one of the true masters of the funk. He had both the style and the chops. You may never have heard of him (but I hope that you […]
Despite its sprawl Boiling Springs High School was an oversized shotgun shack. An uninterrupted hallway ran like an artery from front to back door, the lettered A-B-C-D wings spreading out to either […]