“This is a story of drug abuse” – Chrissie Hynde Reckless – Marked by lack of proper caution: careless of consequences – Irresponsible That’s the dictionary definition of the word. And I guess that that word pretty much sums up Chrissie Hynde’s life, at least through … Continue reading Book Review – Reckless: My Life as a Pretender – Chrissie Hynde
I heard Kate Bush on the radio the other day and the idea for this post sprang into my head. I’ve already written about Janis Joplin, Linda Ronstadt, Chrissie Hynde, Bonnie Raitt, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and pioneer band Fanny. (Stevie Nicks will have her day.) … Continue reading Let Us Now Praise the Women. Who. Rock!
In the late 1970’s, as a relief from a mindless form of torture known as disco, we were – again! – saved by England in the form of the so-called New Wave (Talking Heads, Blondie, Police, Elvis Costello, etc. Wow, what a great era that … Continue reading The Pretenders