Archive for 2012/06

Rhinofy-Michael McDonald

Note: I neglected to include my Dukes Of September Spotify playlist with the last missive, you have to click through, you have to hear Boz’s version of "Love T.K.O." "Sweet Freedom" Did you see that Billy Crystal/Gregory Hines flick? You know, the one from ’86, entitled "Running Scared", from when we still believed movies could […]

Dukes Of September At The Gibson

Boz Scaggs hit it so far out of the park with Teddy Pendergrass’s "Love T.K.O." I could not help but swoon, even though I don’t think I’ve ever heard the song before. I had to ask the African-American woman sitting next to me the title, she was writing everything down. She said it was by […]

Independent Album Chart-Week Ending 6/24/12

1. Smashing Pumpkins "Oceania" Sales this week: 53,396DebutOverall rank: 4 He’s not warm and fuzzy. But his generation, which came of age in the nineties, respects him. Considered to be a return to form, it appears Billy Corgan is here to stay. Furthermore, this shows the power of brand names. Doesn’t matter who’s in the […]

Wide Awake

The best thing that ever happened to Katy Perry was she got divorced. Have you read David Brooks’s essay "The Power Of The Particular" in the "New York Times"? I recommend it, even if you’re not a Springsteen fan. That’s what it’s about. Flying to Europe to see the Boss. Brooks marvels at all the […]