“The day after” is a powerful image.
That little hill on the working class side of Denver may have been my first, but it was not my last.
Creative work is often about being lost.
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 […]
Kicking around Westwood on Saturdays was a weird little adventure, but that’s what Saturdays are for. Whether you’re a kid or an adult, Saturdays are the only free day on the board. […]
Record Bar was a cool gig, but to understand why you need a little background on the music industry. When we talk about a song being a top ten hit, what we’re […]
In story time we’re at 20 years after 20 years after Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. 1987 was a remarkably good year for music, a kind of intersection for the […]
Marlene wasn’t the first jabber-jaw whose inane rambling caused me anxiety, and she certainly wasn’t the last. You work with these people, too, and even if you don’t you hear them prattling […]
The telephone is a curious beast. On first glance Bell’s greatest invention served to make us closer, but did it really? Perhaps like the train, automobile, and television what the phone really […]
Chuck E. Weiss was part of Los Angeles’s Tropicana Hotel scene in the seventies, if it can be called that. A friend to both Tom Waits and Rickie Lee Jones (yes, he’s […]