Category Archives: Music

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls (music video)

I’m taking us back to the 80s today. 1986, to be exact. That was the year “West End Girls” was released as a single (for the second time), and reached number one in both the UK and the US. I’ve … Continue reading

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Tom Waits – Way Down In The Hole (live music video)

I think this version of “Way Down In The Hole” is from Tom Wait’s concert video Big Time, but I’m not sure. Whatever it’s from, it’s awesome. I love the album version, but Waits injects even more emotional gravitas into this … Continue reading

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Gov’t Mule – Since I’ve Been Loving You (Live in 2013)

I know what you’re thinking. “That’s odd. He usually doesn’t post two Gov’t Mule videos in the same week.” Well, we’re breaking all the rules this week. Why? I’m going to see The Mule on Halloween – Mule-O-Ween – in … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan – Oh, Sister (Live in 1975)

This is a find. Bob Dylan, playing with the same group of musicians with whom he had just recorded Desire. Filmed on a PBS soundstage just a few months before the album was released. If you watch all the way … Continue reading

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Gov’t Mule With Tash Neal – Cortez The Killer (Live in 2013)

Young Mule is coming. October 31 at the Taft Theater in Cincinnati. Don’t miss it.

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Jackson Browne – Doctor My Eyes (Live in 2010)

“Doctor My Eyes” is still one of my favorite Jackson Browne songs. One you’re sure to recognize if you grew up listening to the radio in the late 70s and 80s. David Lindley sits in on this pretty hot live version from … Continue reading

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Joe Jackson – You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) (music video)

Joe Jackson has written a lot of great songs, most of them in the 80s, and this is one of them. He was also a pretty major presence, as I remember, in the early days of MTV. He had a … Continue reading

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