Category Archive: music

Jan 01

The True Protest Is Beauty

I would like to make the righteous protests of my future beautiful ones.

Jan 13

Tucumcari Tonight: Lowell George’s “Willin'”

Why Weed, Whites, And Wine are integral to long-distance relationships

Aug 28

50 Years Ago Tonight: A Killer Lineup, Plus the Beatles, at Dodger Stadium

A half century ago today, the other bands on the Beatles’ Dodger Stadium bill were just as interesting.

Jul 30

What’s A Few Sharks Between Bombs?

Great shipwrecks of the 20th century:
1. The U.S.S. Indianapolis
2. The Edmund Fitzgerald
3. Watership Down/The Ark of the Covenant

Jul 02

Remembering A Time When the Whole Human Race Was Not Jazzing for Blue Jean

Also, “Life On Mars?” was originally titled “Life in France?”

Jan 06

Lucinda Williams Is in the Field Again

It dudn’t mean I won’t come back and stay beside you.

Jan 05

The Hitcher: David Allan Coe

January is a good time for resolutions as well as encounters with the dead.

Jan 04

New Year’s Resolutions: East Vassalboro

In 2016, just stop picking at it.

Nov 10

When the Edmund Fitzgerald Weighed Empty

I am of a generation of men who spent their childhoods thinking Gordon Lightfoot’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” was the most badass song ever (the ladies in-waiting included C.W. McCall’s “Convoy,” “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by the Charlie Daniels Band and, of course, Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”). It was only later that …

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Sep 17

Super-Absorbent: A Song

How to make relationship decisions.

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