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
I had a migraine today. Lodged, as they do, right about the left eye. The thing that made this migraine particularly nasty? I was sure my vision was dimming, if I were going completely blind, in that left eye. No, I’d close my right eyelids and I could still see out of the left eye, … Continue reading On a Round-Up of My Day
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"
Stolen from Keith, a music meme. List 10 musical artists you like, in no specific order (do this before reading the questions below). 1. The Beatles 2. Carbon Leaf 3. Coldplay 4. Nick Drake 5. Green Day 6. Vince Guaraldi 7. Led Zeppelin 8. Snow Patrol 9. Tom Petty 10. The Who Okay, ten musical … Continue reading On Bands I Like