• Live Killers

    “The Man” from their upcoming Wonderful Wonderful. And a pretty decent “Fame.” I think Bowie would approve. Continue reading

  • Southern Blood

    Southern Blood

    I seem to be spending an inordinate amount of time talking about the departed these days. Sorry about that. But here I go again. Gregg Allman’s final album Southern Blood was released posthumously on September 8, just a few days ago. Fittingly, it was recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals. Heavy on covers, most… Continue reading

  • Summer of Love

    Daddy says I’ll never get the roadster. Continue reading

  • The Donald

    The Donald

    What’s the old adage? “Good things come to those who wait.” Perhaps it’s true. I finally got to see Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers. It was a great crowd for Wednesday night, August 16, at the Atlanta Symphony Hall. It marks the first time I’ve ever seen a proper Donald Fagen “solo” performance. It was… Continue reading

  • Mr. Blue Sky

    Jeff Lynne finally gets the recognition he deserves. Thirteen years after he honored George Harrison at the 2004 Rock Hall induction ceremony, the four founding members of ELO, Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevan, Richard Tandy, and Roy Wood, became inductees as well. A reconstituted — and massive — ELO performed “Evil Woman” and “Mr. Blue Sky” [4:23] at the ceremony, held at Brooklyn’s… Continue reading