Archive for 2018/07

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo At The Ace

It was astounding. If you want to know what it was like in ’68, if you want to steep yourself in the concert experience from way back when, go to this show. First and foremost it was in a theatre. Hard to believe, but the acts lamented the move to arenas at first, because of […]

Goin(g) Down

Going Down Up all night with Freddie King I got to tell you, poker’s his thing Grand Funk Railroad was a joke. Hyped by radio advertising regarding their supposed success at the Atlanta Pop Festival they were the original heartland rock act, loved in the flyover states, when those still existed, abhorred on the coasts. […]

Waddy Wachtel-This Week’s Podcast

What does it take to make it? This podcast is a spoken word counterpart to the legendary AC/DC track “It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll).” That’s right, it’s harder than it looks, if your dad sells shoes, if you can’t afford the Les Paul you covet, if your […]


Duchess Speaking of stereos… I heard “Duchess” on Deep Tracks the other day. If I hadn’t been in my car, I would have written about it right then. And she dreamed that every time she performed Everyone would cry for more I’m not sure I even knew these lyrics back when, even though I had […]