On Oddball Christmas Albums

I have bought an underwhelming Christmas album on iTunes. I like Christmas music. For being a godless heathen, I enjoy listening to it year ’round. I have many different Christmas albums. Medieval and Renaissance-styled. Vince Guaraldi and other jazz standards. Celtic. Even some Beatle-esque Christmas albums, which I wrote about here a few years ago. … Continue reading On Oddball Christmas Albums

On Green Day's "Working Class Hero"

I have a few John Lennon tribute albums. One came out about ten years ago, an album called Working Class Hero. Q did one in honor of John’s sixty-fifth birthday. Neither could I recommend. There’s something about John Lennon’s solo music that doesn’t lend itself to cover versions. Some have said that Lennon did the … Continue reading On Green Day's "Working Class Hero"