The world will not wait while you ponder No one cares about your resume or stature The needle stands ready to move Go ahead, calculate the risk and temperature You were born naked and helpless You’ll likely pass the very same way Each day and moment define your life Every pause to examine adds … More The World is Waiting
Huey Lewis and the News released a new CD called Weather, consisting of seven songs. The story of Huey’s hearing loss is sad. Even with hearing aids, sound can come and go, and turn into just noise. Hoping to play shows to support the new music, plans were cancelled when his hearing took a turn for … More Huey Lewis: New Music
You say you want a revolution Well, you know We all want to change the world You tell me that it’s evolution Well, you know We all want to change the world Lyrics by John Lennon How apropos since it is nearly Independence Day, since we are celebrating our own version of revolution. America is … More Revolution?
Each album was career defining for the bands. Is one better than the other? No. It is just personal choice. These two albums are among the biggest sellers of the 1970s and are near the top of the greatest albums of all-time. I’m just telling you this in case you were in a coma back … More Dark Side of the Moon or Led Zeppelin IV?
It is hard to think back 50 years, but I can. Following the Kansas City Chiefs winning Super Bowl IV, a wave of football interest washed over the area and that included me. In 1969, the NFL was celebrating 50 years, and the AFL celebrated 10 years. In 1969, players wore the respective patch … More Football at 50
There have been a number of anthologies and great hits collections released, during his career and after his death. Each one is hit and miss. With several versions on the market, I am not sure they can repackage another one, but I suspect the Tom Petty estate has plans for many releases from his vault … More Tom Petty Mixtape
In the past decade or so, Dylan and his record company have been harvesting the vault of his unreleased material, live tracks and alternate versions. Of course, Dylan was also on the road, so it has been awhile since any new music. This summer, he did release a new album. I wondered how it stacked … More Bob Dylan: Latest Recordings
Three years ago I saw Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in concert. My first and only time. Something inside told me not to miss this concert, which was near the end of his tour. Within months he was gone. The first song I ever heard from him was “Breakdown,” labeled at the time as some … More Tom Petty: Damn the Torpedoes
I could never put my finger on what kind of actor to call Peter Ustinov. He was certainly a dramatic actor. He played many comedic roles too. And then he played roles with a touch of each. He was a man with so much talent that labels were too narrow. He was president of a … More Peter Ustinov Remembered
The world’s best and most successful mystery writer: Agatha Christie. Her largest selling book, And Then There Were None, 2 million copies. Her works have been translated into stage plays, television series and feature films, tantalizing millions of fans. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, was published in 1920, so let’s raise a … More Agatha Christie Films