Tag Archives: Music

Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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Free Bird!

“Well I’m sittin’ down in San Anton’, Waiting on an eight o’clock train, My woman left me here last night, Things ain’t been quite the same, I gotta get back to Dallas, And tie up a few loose ends, I’m gonna work a week make a … Continue reading

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Gregg Allman

“Freight train, each car looks the same, all the same. And no one knows the gypsy’s name, And no one hears his lonely sighs, There are no blankets where he lies. Lord, in his deepest dreams the gypsy flies, With … Continue reading

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The day the music changed-Chris Cornell

“She has the daylight at her command, She gives the night its dreams yeah, She can uncover your darkest fears, Make you forget you feel them” – Chris Cornell, Can’t Change Me In 1990 I had sold out, short hair, white shirt and a … Continue reading

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Viewing the world through a Gonzo lens

“Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used.” –  Hunter S. Thompson From the ages of 13 to 25 or so I had a subscription to Rolling Stone magazine, basically 1974 to 1986. My interests as a kid were music and … Continue reading

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The day Rock ‘n’ Roll Died

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon In the song American Pie, Don McLean describes the day the music died with the death of Buddy Holly, “And the … Continue reading

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The death of a drummer

My ten favorite bands, in no particular order are; The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, The Allman Brothers Band, The Beach Boys, REM, Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, and The Grateful Dead. Of these ten I have been … Continue reading

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