Mickey Rooney 1920-2014
Just got the news. Thanks for all the Christmas–you’ll always be Santa to me.
Friday Morning Rock & Roll Idols: The Jam
The Jam were the coolest, and not well known here in the USA, but even after all these years I’d argue they were one of the great bands of their generation. I can’t help thinking how much better my youth would have been if their music had been bombarding all of us from the radio…
Friday Morning Rock & Roll Idol: Girl In A Coma
Art, in its multitudinous forms, rewards our attention every once in a while, and all too rarely, with small beautiful moments where thrill meets surprise–I find them most regularly in poems, but also in poems, paintings, and even in pop songs and punk rock. Such was the case with the little Texas band Girl In…