1. Upside Down – Diana Ross – This is a reminder not only of how anonymous and also populated disco was but also how Ross could be above and in the middle of the mix at the same – A
2. Buddy Holly Medley – Phil Ochs – As pop moves go, this one was insane – B+
3.I’ve Got Sophistication Too – Jack Phillips – There was something a little comic in this song, he protests too much and it is all in the “who needs” playing off the “sophistication too”; it is overtly naïve, too – A
4. Let It Be Me – The Everly Brothers – As complete a declaration of romatic allegiance as you’ll ever(ly) hear – A+
5. Mrs. Robinson – Simon And Garfunkel – Paul Simon at one of his peaks, the joe DiMaggio line remains as important a question today as the day it was writer. Maybe more – A
6. In A Silent Way – Bernie Worrell – The more I listen to this arrangement, the better it sounds – A
7. I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra – “Don’t you know you fool ain’t no chance to win…” The way he shakes that line like a limb on a tree is Sinatra – A
8. Are You Ready For The Country? – Neil Young – Was Neil being prescient or had somebody told him? – A
9. Love Child – Diana Ross And the Supremes – A bastards story but also a Motown classic, sends me back to the back of my dad’s Jag on a Sunday afternoon driving back from Blackpool – A+
10. When We Grow Up – Diana Ross – An ode to being who you are – B
Randy Edelman to Be Honored By LGBTQ Leading Publication Get Out Magazine For Composer Lifetime Achievement Award
There is no one on earth more deserving of the honor to be presented by the 7th leading LGBTQ publication on the planet, Get Out Magazine for the Composer’s Lifetime Achievement Award than Randy Edelman. The Red Carpet Nightlife extravaganza will take place on Sunday December 10, 2023 in New York City. Randy will be…
“Hey, can I photograph everyone at DFA?”.
merseybeat visiting John and Paul IRL
recognition and popularity over the years
the single greatest moment of the New Jersey native
Black Friday discounts changing the landscape towards the bottom
DJ, FOOD & DRINK, PERFORMANCES.
Bjork hasn’t been this poppy in maybe 20 years
it isn’t a great album but it is a great band
Yes, Jack Harlow beat the pants off the greatest band of all time.