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Carly Simon Is Not Vain At All

Carly Simon Is Not Vain At All

Carly Simon might just be the Wilt Chamberlain of rock and roll. Chamberlain of course bragged in his autobiography of the reckless number of women he shard a bed with. Simon, for her part, reveals a dazzling number of dalliances herself in a provocative autobiography...
Dan Auerbach Treats Old As New

Dan Auerbach Treats Old As New

Dan Auerbach is a busy man. He seems to spend a lot of time making music with others while also making it for himself. The results tend to be ageless music that feels like an old friend. Auerbach rose to prominence as one half of the rocking duo The Black Keys. Since...
The Sessh Makes Your ‘Mind Spin’

The Sessh Makes Your ‘Mind Spin’

Hard work and attention to detail can pay off. It also helps if you are a soulful person willing to learn from the greats while spending hours in bars, night clubs, juke joints and street festivals. The life of a musician can be taxing and every now and then extremely...
Me and My Aggie- Lyle Lovett

Me and My Aggie- Lyle Lovett

I used to hang with Lyle Lovett. He is unlikely to remember me specifically, but I’ll tell ya we had some laughs. Lyle and I went to college together and both were journalism students, He had me by a few semesters so initially I was reluctant to approach the student...
Happy Canada Music Day

Happy Canada Music Day

Recently our dear friends from the north celebrated their 150th year as a country. We salute our friendly Canucks by devoting a column to the riches that make up Canadian rock and roll. For awhile there, the music charts had a consistent Canadian presence even before...