Archive for the 'The Music' Category

Rhinofy-Bob Marley and the Wailers Live! Primer

Peter Frampton was not the only unheralded rock star to break through with a live album in 1976. But unlike “Frampton Comes Alive,” Bob Marley and the Wailers’ live LP was a single disc and it had little initial impact, it was not the end of the band’s career, but only the beginning. You’ve got […]


I gotta know tonight If you’re alone tonight I wanted to hear “Hysteria” in hi-def. So I fired up my Wimp app and searched, but didn’t find it, other than in its live iteration. That’s right, Def Leppard is at war with Universal. Can’t stop this feeling Can’t stop this fire The album is twenty […]

Country Close-Up

HOME SWEET HOME Somehow I missed this one. Then again, I’d equate listening to the Crue with the title of the album the original emanates from, “Theatre Of Pain.” Yup, Motley Crue was a product of the Sunset Strip metal/glam renaissance, loved by pubescent girls, but hated by the cognoscenti, until nascent A&R man Tom […]

Rhinofy-Christopher Cross Primer

Maybe you don’t want your dreams to come true. Christopher Cross went from unknown journeyman to the biggest star in the land seemingly overnight and it killed his career. Who can put up with all that attention? See Alanis Morissette for example. Sure, she’d tried to make it as a teenybopper years earlier under a […]