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“On Robert Blake”

Earlier this month, Robert Blake was acquitted of murder charges in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. During these past 4 years, Blake has invested every breath and … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

On the Road & Pageantry

Kerouac’s Original Scroll Featuring Actress Melanie Minichino Ms. Liberty International Audio Books Noted Cooking Books Ten Minutes With Chef Walter Staib Automotive Texts ON THE ROAD: The Original Scroll. Jack … Continue reading

January 1, 2008 · 1 Comment

“Saxophone Man”

I. Van Morrison wailed (his) Lips in To long White flowers (blew) His saxophone Into the Electric lungs Of song (the) Rippled feathers Of echoes (come) Alive to talk (the) … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Eye On the Independents

re: BACH. Lara St. John. Sony Classical. If there’s one word that might describe Lara St. John — it’s “guts.” How many other classical violinists would dare to invite pedal steel guitar … Continue reading

May 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Folk-Poet John Stewart Still Going Strong After 40 Years

John Stewart has been writing songs for over 40 years, dating back to 1960, when he fronted the folk band, The Cumberland Three. The sweet lyricism of Stewart’s writing had … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Anoushka Shankar & the Sitar: In Conversations With God

Hearing Anoushka Shankar perform live is a transcendental experience. These excerpts are from my notes written during her April 26, 2002 performance at Southern Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon. … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Eric Andersen Stuns Us

Eric Andersen was part of the emergence of the “singer-songwriter” in the 1960s and, along with Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, John Stewart and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Andersen’s work has not … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

NYPD Blue & An Interview With Dennis Franz

NYPD BLUE. DVD. Seasons 1 & 2. Fox Home Entertainment. Excepting The Sopranos, NYPD Blue is the best thing on television today. These DVDs capture the complete first and second seasons, as we re-immerse ourselves … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · 1 Comment
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