Archive for 2013/10

Lou Reed

Our rockers, they don’t last long. I came to the Velvet Underground late. I didn’t listen to their first LP and start a band. A friend played me “Sister Ray” back in ’68, but I saw no need to buy the album, same deal with the Mothers of Invention, I had to come to them […]

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

I read it because James Patterson said it was his favorite book of the year. Actually, I’ll look it up! “Maybe that’s why ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette‘ is my favorite novel so far this year. It’s funnier than a season’s worth of ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Justified’ episodes; it’s also the most original […]

Rhinofy-Night Train

After a failed 1977 solo album, Steve Winwood licked his wounds for over three years and then released “Arc Of A Diver,” which surprised everyone by containing a radio smash, “While You See A Chance.” Traffic petered out with 1974’s “When The Eagle Flies,” an unjustly forgotten record with the great opener “Something New” and […]

Isn’t It Enough

Isn’t It Enough-Spotify Isn’t It Enough-YouTube Sometimes you only have to hear a song once. We were making movies, back when that was exotic, back before you could buy a cam for a thousand bucks and everybody started making a documentary. As a result, there was not a door that would not open, everybody wants […]