During the first half of my radio career, I played some artists and songs over and over ad nauseam. But lately, I’ve rediscovered some that suddenly appeal to me anew.
Sometimes, I just have to write about a truly serious subject. So here is my complete list of the best songs ever made about car washes.
The tune is “Whammer Jammer,” which Magic Dick performed when he was in the J. Geils Band several decades ago. Here he is doing it more recently, with guitar accompaniment by Shun Ng.
A small studio plans to make a Billy Joel biopic. There’s one small problem. Billy won’t have anything to do with it, and won’t grant the rights to use his name, likeness, or music. I imagine the movie’s script goes something like this.
I agree completely with Fred Jacobs, who is appalled that this year’s list of nominees for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame includes Dolly Parton and Lionel Richie, who are NOT rock and rollers!
I’ve received several emails from readers taking me to task for my review of “The Beatles: Get Back,” which I only gave an 8 out of 10. Here are some samples.
My review of a three-part miniseries (now streaming on Disney+) of The Beatles in the studio writing, rehearsing, and performing the songs that would make up their 1969 album, “Let It Be.” Is it worth 8 hours of your time? Read on.
I just finished part one of the Beatles documentary “Get Back.” What a cliffhanger! I don’t have time to binge-watch the rest tonight, but sure hope the boys patch things up with George and get him back in the band.