I’m going to get to Zappa, but first let’s talk a little about Adam Carolla.
If you asked me in 1983 to name a group of artists who could do no wrong, my list might have paralleled the crew of Rumble Fish.
“The day after” is a powerful image.
Few artists lay claim to a perfect studio discography.
I received a jury summons. Aside from visits to the DMV this marked the first time I’d butted up against government and its processes.
Work. As kids we can’t wait to get jobs. The idea of getting off of the kid economy — the birthday cards, allowance, babysitting and lawn mowing money — means freedom. Imagine […]
You don’t have to look to gospel for songs with “God” in the title. I’m not a religious guy, and I have 9 hours of God songs just in my digital playlist […]
I love the Police. They are one of the very few bands on my “never made a bad album” list. Not even my beloved Bowie, Beatles, or Zappa can make that claim.
The Police were one of nature’s most perfect bands, especially in the early days. This double album bootleg captures two 1979 shows, one at New York’s Palladium Theater and the other at […]
Listen, if you love your Sting with a hurdy gurdy that’s cool. The guy is insanely talented, and somebody has to revive Elizabethan love songs (I guess). It’s just really not my […]