I’ve been a Rush fan since high school. Being a drummer I was attracted by that, then eventually got into Neil’s lyrics. He influenced me in so many ways. He made me realize rock musicians could be smart. He got me to read again. I wrote poetry. Over the years I have owned all the […]
The Cars’ first record is undoubtedly a masterpiece. I think somewhere else on social media I once declared it a ’10’. One of the very few records that is top notch, track-by-track from start to finish. I had a copy of Heartbeat City on white cassette back in a previous lifetime that I pretty much […]
If you had to choose only one to have, which would it be? Could you choose? Are they not both components of the essence that is life? Letter from elementary school regarding music and art classes. Jilted grammar due to Google Translate as the letter comes initially in French. For some years, whenever I have […]
https://youtu.be/DDo4CA13LbY There is nothing I could add to this that would make any difference. Jimmy Page discusses the creation of Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ in a sublime 8 minutes.
Back in 1988 when I was a junior in high school I’d been playing drums for several years, but was still pretty much a hack. I’d taken some private and group lessons, but my playing was mostly confined to putting headphones on and playing to my favorite records. I didn’t ‘practice’ in any way, shape […]