Monthly Archives: January 2013

35 Years On, Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” Still Talks

Let us now praise the wondrous invention known as the “Deluxe Edition.” For years, of course, labels have tried to repackage, reissue, and get us to rebuy music that we already have in some other, probably soon-to-be obsolete format. (I’m … Continue reading

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Why Can’t They Be Friends? The War for War Rages On…

While prepping for an interview I’m doing with legendary Animals frontman Eric Burdon for The Houston Press, I was inspired to revisit the discography of his onetime collaborators and backing band—who went on to produce a lot of fine music … Continue reading

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Harry Nilsson and Ringo Starr Get to “The Point”

Doesn’t this look like the type of guy that YOU would like to party with??? Gifted singer/songwriter. Former bank clerk. Beatles partying pal (who else would have encouraged a drunk John Lennon to wear a Kotex on his forehead?). Substance … Continue reading

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