SHOWS AND WRITING:

Walk This Way

Walk This Way

December 15, 2017

Young Frankenstein opens in theaters. It’s 1974. Aerosmith take a break from recording the Toys in the Attic album and see the film. They laugh hysterically at the scene where Igor (Marty Feldman) tells Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) to “walk this way,” and the doctor imitates Igor’s walk. Returning to the studio, they have the … Read More

Week 607 Full Show Our Favorite Songs of 2017 76-61

Week 607 Full Show Our Favorite Songs of 2017 76-61

December 13, 2017

Every bloody year I do this and every bloody year I promise I wouldn’t. But I end up doing it. Man, I suck. So I throw my favorite tracks in a playlist throughout the year. This year 298 songs made it. I keep saying (to myself) that month by month I’m going to put them … Read More

VU Play Live For The First Time

VU Play Live For The First Time

December 11, 2017

The Velvet Underground play their first show today in 1965. They open for a group called The Myddle Class in the auditorium of Summit High School in New Jersey. They play three songs: “There She Goes Again,” “Heroin” and “Venus In Furs.” I wonder how many people claim they were there?

Week 606 Full Show 12_06_17

Week 606 Full Show 12_06_17

December 6, 2017

I think this may be the last new show before I start the end of the year countdown. Enjoy. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If there are any bands/managers/labels … Read More

Rock n Roll Book Club

Rock n Roll Book Club

December 4, 2017

Full disclosure. I am a co-founder of Music914. This non-profit was created to encourage a life long appreciation of music. Whether as a listener or a creator. We aim to build a community focused around the love of music. I think this is important I hope you do too. This is just the first, of … Read More

Live Music is Good For Your Soul

Live Music is Good For Your Soul

December 1, 2017

I said this many times in the past. Did you believe me? Well, now science is on my side. Going to concerts regularly leads to a happier life, according to a new study out of Australia. Thanks to this study I’m going to try a fit Subjective wellbeing (SWB) into a conversation this weekend. Science … Read More

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Life without friends would be a lonely place. The internet without links would also be a lonely place.

Or as a man much wiser than me once said
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Or Maybe
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

– Aristotle

So please visit my friends and by helping them we can grow together.