Archive for 2022/11

Christine McVie

Spotify playlist: 1 At least today, in their grief, everybody can listen to Christine McVie’s music. It didn’t used to be this way. First and foremost because the record stores immediately ran out of inventory, and it would take weeks for new records to be pressed and shipped. But that makes the point that […]

The Unrest In China

The people don’t like totalitarianism. That’s why the sanctity of elections is so important. I don’t know if this is news on the east coast. Maybe you went to bed before this story broke. But they’re revolting in China, over the zero-Covid policy, as a result of the ten people who died in a fire […]

Tom Petty’s Gloria

Spotify: YouTube: 1 If you want to know what it was like to be alive in 1965, you must listen to the new Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ album “Live at the Fillmore 1997.” Now let me state right up front this 72 track package only embellishes Tom and the band’s image. This […]

Re-Paul Davis/Cool Night

Thank you for shining a light on the great Paul Davis. My mother Ilene Berns signed Paul to my father’s Bang Records label shortly after his death in 1967, presiding over a decade of hits that included “Ride ‘Em Cowboy,” “Sweet Life” and “I Go Crazy,” which once held the record for the longest chart […]