Last week we surveyed the long history of songs about Johnny, but we can’t overlook his sidekick Mary. Songs about Mary date at least to the eighth century, though those early ones […]
We just celebrated Columbus Day in the United States, one of our most contentious holidays.
Pretty much all popular music after 1900 is about sex, but not all of those tracks are brazen enough to admit it in the title. So for this playlist we’re going to […]
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, but it’s not a bad recipe for a weekend.
You can’t have a telethon without a telephone. Well, I guess you can these days, provided we loosen up the definition of “telephone,” but hardware aside the spirit remains. The whole point […]
Finished artworks are wonderful, but I’m a great admirer of the sketch.
“Why would you pay good money to see Jethro Tull?” That’s the first question people asked me
Wolves make for good music, and why not?
It’s going to be a rough one, folks.
Punk rock is responsible for a lot of great album covers, but this one is my favorite.