There is a site called Quora where people can ask and answer questions on a variety of topics. A question similar to the one in the title was posed by a reader and answered by a gentleman named Tom Higley to whom, all credit. I … Continue reading Why The (Relative) Dearth of Bands That Can Sell Out Arenas?
The fireworks are hailin’ over Little Eden tonight –“4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy),” Bruce Springsteen A very Merry Christmas And a Happy New Year Let’s hope it’s a good one For old and for young –“Happy XMAS (War Is Over),” John & Yoko/Plastic Ono … Continue reading Happy New Year
I’m not there, I’m gone —-Bob Dylan, I’m Not There I should start out by saying that I am second to no one in my admiration for Bob Dylan and his songwriting skills. I’ve written a three-part series on him starting here and listed him as … Continue reading My Thoughts on Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature
Strictly speaking, a legend is defined as, “a story coming down from the past, especially one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable.” The story of Stagger Lee is verifiable. But the reality has become mythologized … In early 1959, a song by Lloyd Price … Continue reading The Legend of Stagger Lee
Dedicated to my fellow bloggers… When I first started blogging way back in September of 2015, my first commenter was supportive and said I would find it rewarding. He was right. By and large I do. We have to compromise so much in life it’s … Continue reading On my 200th post – Random Thoughts on Blogging
Anyone who has read this article knows I am no fan of TicketBastard. (Who is?) And now, another reason to hate them. It’s this: -In 2003 (thirteen years to wend its way through our legal system), the Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster class action lawsuit was filed alleging … Continue reading Yet Another Reason Why TicketMaster Sucks
“Recently” defined as anytime in the last few months … Now who you jivin’ with that Cosmik Debris? – Frank Zappa —-Ever since its release in 1974, it’s been common for fans to call out for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird,” regardless of its appropriateness to … Continue reading Cosmik Debris – Cool Stuff I Saw and Heard Recently (8/3/16)