Before Rohypnol, Jethro Tull T‑shirts were, alas, the only way a lot of guys could get laid.
I love the smell of The Surfaris first thing in the morning!
John Denver didn’t die, kid. He just went home.
Interesting factoids about Led Zeppelin. Smell at your own risk.
This post is about a song by The Righteous Brothers. I don’t know if they really were righteous, but I do know they weren’t brothers.
Death has an iPhone 5s and a pair of Beats headphones?
It’s been at least 35 years since I thought of this song. If you were in high school in the late ’70s, you’ll probably shriek in horror and outrage just from seeing the title and artist: “Children of the Sun” by Billy Thorpe. If, like me, you bought the album, you no doubt remember Thorpe and the rest of band looked mighty weird, even by ’70s standards: In addition to the requisite vaguely erotic nudeRead More
Writing anything autobiographical is kind of like the second verse in that Neil Diamond song “I Am I Said”: Did you ever read about a frog Who dreamed of bein’ a king And then became one? Well except for the names And a few other changes Like leaving out irrelevant stuff and compressing the timeline a bit And not boring your readers with stuff that’s only interesting to you And trying to include a few minor details for color without lookingRead More
And now, children, hear and remember the tale of me, Billy Paul, Mrs. Jones, my friend Rob, and my dog Meatball: Long, long ago, in a little state named Kansas, which no one wants to admit coming from except the classic rock band Kansas and possibly Bob Dole, two young men and a dog were tooling around town in the legendary muscle car Charles the Deep Breather, which probably sounds silly because you weren’t there,Read More
You know what’s wrong with kids these days? I’ll tell ya what’s wrong with kids these days! When I was a kid, everyone I knew was familiar with the aria “Votre toast je peux vous le rendre” from the opera Carmen, aka “The Toreador Song” (skip ahead to 1:12): No, we weren’t opera buffs. Bear with me a sec. Carmen is an unusual opera, given that its libretto was originally in French. Here are the original lyricsRead More