Tag Archives: rock n’ roll

RIP to a True Craftsman

I’m a little late on this one but it was a damn hard one to process. I expected him to be eternal, like Dylan. Then again, smoking a pack or two a day when you’re in your mid-sixties isn’t a … Continue reading

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RIP Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry passed away this weekend at the ripe age of ninety. There was a brief time in my high school days when me and my friends were fascinated by Chuck. Teenage rebellion and a love of rock ‘n roll … Continue reading

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The Future…and Past…of Music

North Dakota native Chuck Klosterman did a piece today for NY Times Magazine that poses this quandary: Which Rock Star Will Historians of the Future Remember? “I imagine a college classroom in 300 years, in which a hip instructor is … Continue reading

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RIP George Martin – Good Night

George Martin has passed away at the great age of ninety. He was a record producer, composer, and arranger. But of course he was much more than that to music fans and history. He was not only the producer of … Continue reading

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How a Sixty-Year-Old Woman Rocks

Sweet mercy!

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Loosely Tight

The above photo is of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the infamous Villa Nellcote Villefranche sur-Mer-été during the recording sessions for the album Exile on Main Street. I just finished Robert Greenfield’s “Ain’t it Time We Said Goodbye” which … Continue reading

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Damn I Miss Warren Zevon

Warren has always meant a great deal to me. He’s a bonding point between me and my brother, between me and many of my friends. His cynicism, his optimism, his joy and his bleakness. Few in rock music reached his … Continue reading

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