St. Paul comes marching in

November 19, 2016By MarkGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark No Comments

st-paul-kenwyn-1284x857About halfway through St. Paul and the Broken Bones’ incendiary 85-minute show at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre last night, frontman Paul Janeway pointed out that “I can’t believe that just four-and-a-half years ago, I was a bank teller.”

When you …

Beg, borrow, steal?

September 21, 2014By MarkGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark 2 Comments
Robin Thicke, appropriately with foot in mouthRobin Thicke, appropriately with foot in mouth

So, the other day on the radio (yes, some of us still listen to that sometimes!) I heard about Robin Thicke whining that he really didn’t write “Blurred Lines,” he was just high …

There will always be the west

April 24, 2014By MarkGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark 1 Comment

molina

Some song lyrics are universally acclaimed.

You have lyrics by the usual suspects: Dylan, Simon, Lennon, Costello.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people laud “the sunshine bores the daylights out of me (Jagger/Richards “Rocks Off”).

But …