Thanks A Lot Mr Kibblewhite, by Roger Daltrey – The Who’s Lead Singer Tells His Tales

Thanks A Lot Mr Kibblewhite, by Roger Daltrey (Henry Holt and Co.) Books by aging rock stars are a growing sector in the publishing biz, one that by definition did not exist a few decades ... Continue Reading →

Big City Cat – My Life in Folk Rock by Steve Forbert: Book Review

Baby boomers have been blessed with an embarrassment of riches when it comes to autobiographies from their musical heroes. Excellent tomes from Keith Richards, Bruce Cockburn and Bruce ... Continue Reading →

The Equalizer star Denzel Washington has first hit sequel, & Equalizer creator Michael Sloan has follow-up Equalizer novels

The Equalizer 2 topped the box-office for its opening weekend when Denzel Washington’s first sequel was an action-packed hit battling the jukebox musical sequel Mamma Mia 2. It ... Continue Reading →

Famous People Who’ve Met Me – A Memoir by the Man Who Discovered Prince

Owen Husney has written an engaging book about his journey from Minneapolis to Los Angeles and back. The many people he’s bumped into along the way include geniuses and scoundrels. The ... Continue Reading →

Santa’s 2016 List for Mrs. Claus – Best Gifts for the Season

As Santa prepares his lists, the most important one is for Mrs. Claus. Here is what it looks like. Santa has taken special care to prepare a mix of items that appeal to his better ... Continue Reading →

BRUCE COCKBURN – RUMOURS OF GLORY

Bruce Cockburn has steadily, not always quietly, blazed a trail of stellar albums over the course of four decades. Unlike other Canadian musicians who headed south (Neil, Joni, most ... Continue Reading →

How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, by Steven Johnson

How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, by Steven Johnson (Riverhead Books) Johnson presently tops my list of most intriguing non-fiction writers. He first entered ... Continue Reading →

Ray Davies, Americana – The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story

Ray Davies, Americana – The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story (Sterling) Over time, Ray Davies has proven himself as one of the truly remarkable musicians to emerge from the ... Continue Reading →