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Tommy- The Last of the Ramones Passes At 65

All the Ramones are dead but The Ramones will never die.  Drummer Tom Erdelyi a/k/a Tommy Ramone died at the age of 65 from Bile-Duct cancer. “Now I Want To Sniff Some Glue.”   The seminal band of misfits who grew up as fictional brothers in New York’s Bowery...

Goin' Mobile With Speakers

At the recent Go Pro Mountain Games, I came a cross a wide variety of cool items for outdoor activities. There were handy knives from Gerber, some tasty treats for your puppy from Eukanuba and plenty of energy drinks in powder form. However, I was attracted to and...

Radio, Pandora or Spotify?

Sitting around a campfire recently, a young man asked me what I thought about the new music services, Pandora and Spotify, and what kind of impact they were having on radio.   Well as someone truly invested in many ways in radio I unleashed a tirade of...

The Big Stars That Weren't

They say things come in threes. You know usually bad things like celebrity deaths and bad news from family. I have also noticed this trend with influential rock musicians and their uncanny habit of releasing three albums and then vanishing.   First you have Jimi...

Top 5 Summer Songs of All Time

Summer has dawned over the Vail Valley and though the official start is not until June 21 around these parts we tend to get a jump on things. Therefore I decided to do the same and talk about summer songs.   There is a very real phenomenon that each summer a song...