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  • Zip a de doo dah

    In the mid 1970s I read and re-read a book about Phil Spec­tor. It was a inspi­ra­tional book for me at that age. Out of His Head by for­mer (and lat­er) Melody…

  • And I hoped we passed the audition…

    While the Bea­t­les were busy re-inven­t­ing pop­u­lar music as we know it, they still had time to send out a Christ­mas record every year. Mer­ry Xmas y’all

  • God is a concept By which we measure our pain

    From the church nev­er for­gets file: A Vat­i­can news­pa­per has for­giv­en the late Eng­lish singer John Lennon for say­ing four decades ago that The Bea­t­les were more pop­u­lar than Jesus. The paper…