Sobering Statistic: 30,700 Americans died of alcohol related illnesses last year. To put this in some form of perspective, if ISIS had killed a quarter that amount, the world would now be over as we would have nuked everyone.
Theatre: I went looking for tickets to Hamilton and couldn’t find them anywhere. I mean, I reached October 30th, the last available date, and the cheapest I could find is $400 -and that’s from Ticketmaster. I don’t care how good it is, I can’t afford it. $100, maybe $150 yes, but $400??? Are you crazy?
Streaming: Thirteen albums and four compilations will be available on nine streaming music services worldwide, including Spotify and Apple Music, starting at midnight, The band? Go on, just guess…
Recorded: I’ve had Monica and Pusha T on heavy rotation, and I like them both, especially Monica, but for some odd reason they don’t get me coming back again, it’s an effort to remember to listen to them.
Live: Tomas Doncker Band on Saturday, Jimmy Buffett on New Year’s Eve, and then nothing till the end of January though that might very well change.
Race For The Presidency: With less than six weeks till the Iowa Caucuses, Donald Trump opens 21-point lead over Ted Cruz as others trail, poll finds.
weaving a fairy tale for us to get lost in
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1973 (Volume 5, Number 2)
“I don’t consider David (Bowie) to be even remotely big enough to be any competition.”
an old school New York feel
oedipal vulnerable and blue collar visceral
An emotional song with Miya’s acrobatic and vulnerable vocals
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1973 (Volume 4, Number 12)
From Robert Johnson to the Ramones – what a life!
one of the great top tens of the 2020
will mark their return to the road in early February, 2023 with a string of to-be-announced US arena dates
enjoyable and soulful romp
another full day of music