In Fall 2006 I set out to explore Western Massachusetts and see a few Bob Dylan concerts in the process. I started by taking a train from New York to Boston, for a two-night stand at the Agganis Arena. Jack White's side project, the Raconteurs, was the opening act on this tour and I remember … Continue reading A movie about Thanksgiving
posts primarily about rock and roll
I talk to John Lennon
Written in honor of John Lennon's birthday.
Huey Lewis Feels Like Home
When I was 8 years old, give or take a year, one of my favorite albums was Sports, by Huey Lewis and the News. It was something that my parents played on a Saturday afternoon on the boombox in the kitchen, and this album along with a few others by Billy Joel, Paul Simon, and … Continue reading Huey Lewis Feels Like Home
What We See in the Shadows
Like many Bob Dylan fans I tuned in at 5pm EST on Sunday July 18th to watch Dylan’s first foray into livestreaming. The title Shadow Kingdom offered no clues to what we would be watching, but a couple weeks ago a promotional trailer came out that included the text “The Early Songs of Bob Dylan.” … Continue reading What We See in the Shadows
Time Flies Tomorrow
I needed a good title before I could start writing today, and after looking at a bunch of CDs for inspiration, I picked up Paul Westerberg's Eventually. It's playing now and felt like a good soundtrack to work to. It's been a while since my last post, but that doesn't mean I haven't been writing. … Continue reading Time Flies Tomorrow
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