This is Jonathan Wilson covering a Gordon Lightfoot song, originally from the 1967 album of the same name, The Way I Feel. Wilson included his version of “The Way I Feel” on his 2011 album, Gentle Spirit. I didn’t know it was a Lightfoot track until I read the liner notes for the record. Gentle […]
From the second episode of the second season of Chapelle’s Show. One of the two clips from the show that helped spur me back into exploring hip hop a second time. Big Boi and his band perform “The Rooster” from OutKast’s 2003 album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.
I was in the car yesterday, switching CDs, when I caught this song on WCSX. Forgot how good it is. Actually, I don’t know if I knew how good it was before. That repeating drum run on the toms that starts the song off and continues all the way to the end is just fantastic. […]
8 years ago today, at 5:42 PM CST in his Owl Farm home, Hunter S. Thompson killed himself. It was a self inflicted gunshot to the head while sitting in front of his typewriter. He was on the phone with his wife, and his son, daughter-in-law, and grandson were visiting. Thompson had been suffering chronic […]
Here’s the Dan performing “Babylon Sisters” – a song about prostitution from their 1980 record Gaucho – at one of my favorite venues of all time, Pine Knob Ampitheatre. It struck me, while watching this video, that Donald Fagen is almost the spitting image of an old history professor of mine. Honestly. They could be brothers.
“Reelin’ In The Years” was a staple on WLAV when I was growing up. I loved it before I even knew who Steely Dan was. I remember buying Can’t Buy A Thrill at Sam Goody in the mall when I was a young teen. I bought it for the song “Do It Again”, and was […]