Archive for the 'The Music' Category

Rhinofy-Amanda Marshall Primer

Speaking of albums… What bothers me more than the boo-hoo of those mourning the inability of today’s audience to spend time with today’s long players, never mind pay for them, is the complete disappearance from public consciousness of albums that are great from start to finish from the past, like Amanda Marshall’s debut. Credit for […]

Raphael Ravenscroft

He died. Maybe you weren’t alive in 1978 when “Baker Street” filled the airwaves. Gerry Rafferty was one half of Stealers Wheel which had minor chart impact with “Stuck In The Middle With You” and then came this. Winding your way down on Baker Street Some songs take you away. They pour out of the […]

You Keep Me Hangin’ On

Let me get over you THE WAY YOU’VE GOTTEN OVER ME! The weather changed. Traditionally summer comes late to SoCal and lasts late, September is the hottest month of the year. But this year October was just as blistering. It was like living in vacationland, everybody in shorts on hot nights, parading down the avenues…and […]

Rhinofy-Peter, Paul and Mary Primer

500 MILES Could be the first Peter, Paul and Mary track I ever heard. A staple at summer camp, it was emblematic of the folk boom, hell, we even had a folk TV show, “Hootenanny.” Everybody knew the lyrics and longhaired girls strummed the tune on acoustic guitars and this could have been the first […]