Rock-Star Autobiographies

There’s a micro-genre of books that I’ve come to love: rock-star autobiographies. Many of the musicians I followed when I was younger have probably finished up the most interesting and/or lucrative portions of their music careers, and have turned to the written word as a different outlet. Having told stories through their songs over the … Continue reading Rock-Star Autobiographies

When Linda Was Country

I recently went retro and bought three CDs, small-disc versions of LPs that I owned decades ago but haven't heard in many years, owing to the fact that I haven't owned a working turntable since some time in the Clinton administration. Anyway, the three CDs are: Randy Newman—Sail Away Randy Newman—Trouble In Paradise Linda Ronstadt—Heart … Continue reading When Linda Was Country