Archive for 2017/05

The Sgt. Pepper Remix

The Sgt. Pepper Remix – Spotify It’s sacrilegious. Couldn’t they leave well enough alone? Do the Beatles need any more money? Isn’t Capitol/Universal flush enough? How dare they mess with our memories. Assuming you were there the first time around, when “Sgt. Pepper” engrossed us and changed our perceptions of what was and what could […]

Paul Simon Playlist

Paul Simon Playlist – Spotify “The Sound Of Silence” Album: “The Paul Simon Songbook” Recorded in London before Simon & Garfunkel’s success, this album was released after said success, because that’s the way the music business works, it’s sleazy. Not that many people bought it, at least not many I knew, but now through the […]

Paul Simon And Stephen Colbert Are ‘Feelin’ Groovy’

Maybe you’ve got to be 75 not to give a fuck. That’s right, Paul Simon was 34 back when SNL launched, when he made fun of himself, when he was still a soft rock superstar as opposed to a world musician, before he infected a younger generation via MTV and Chevy Chase in the eighties. […]

Black Edge

“Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street” The world runs on information. And so much of that information is at your fingertips. In newspapers, online…you too can be an expert and compete with world-beaters, assuming you’ve got the interest, the desire and the […]