So, I was reading Rachel Lee Rubin’s new short book on Merle Haggard’s “Okie from Muskogee” and I learned something I didn’t know but that also didn’t surprise me.
This is the grave of Jim Morrison. There’s no point in going over the details of Morrison’s life. He was terrible, The Doors were a terrible band, Oliver Stone made a terrible movie about
On this day in 1998, Lucinda Williams released Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, one of the greatest albums ever made. It was the cap on a wonderful early career. She was already middle-aged by this time,
This is the grave of William Warfield. Born in 1920 in West Helena, Arkansas, he grew up in Rochester, New York, when his father, a Baptist minister, took over a congregation there. He became locally
It’s time for an entirely too long post about music. It’s too long because I didn’t get around to finishing anything while I kept listening to new albums and reading new stories. Wel
Here is a great history of Living Colour, one of the most underrated bands in history, particularly focusing on their debut album Vivid and it’s great single “Cult of Personality.” I
Today marks the Immortal Bard William Shakespeare’s 454th birthday! The inventor of thousands of new English words, for no reason at all, has been dead some 402 years but he is still very much a
Beyoncé’s debut performance as the first black woman headliner at the predominantly all-white pricey music festival Coachella has made history for mainstream music in America. It racked up an i