Monthly Archives: May 2013

This Historic Day In Music: Bob Dylan

My 2010 post celebrating Bob Dylan’s birthday invited my readers to share their favorite Bob Dylan song. After missing the big day in 2011, I came back in 2012 and wrote a piece about some of the many outstanding (in … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen… The “Ba-Ba Song”

On April 21, 2013, I published the latest chapter in my Wrestling With An Angel series about the song/recording “Surf’s Up” by The Beach Boys. On April 22, loyal reader ADS left the following comment to that post. In the mid 1960′s, … Continue reading

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This Historic Day… You

You know who you are. Happy Birthday to you… This is the 39th time I have celebrated May 10 as the birthday of the love of my life and the most incredible woman I know. Happy Birthday to you… This … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the King of the Delta Blues Singers (and Guitarists) was born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, on this day, May 8, in 1911. To again celebrate this day – please turn to the archives for November 2011 to read my … Continue reading

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Another Saturday Night

As I entered the room, I heard laughter from the TV. “Saturday Night Live,” Andrea informed me. “Is that Jennifer Lawrence?” I asked. “Mm hmm,” she confirmed. “The Lumineers are going to be on.” And in a little while, there they were: … Continue reading

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Staying Through The Credits

On a recent Saturday evening, my wife and I went to the movies. We saw 42, the excellent new movie about baseball legend Jackie Robinson. As is our habit, when the film was over, we stayed in our seats and watched … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Judy Collins

Among the many music books that I made frequent use of in my musically formative years and that still fill my shelves, one of the most memorable is a collection of songs recorded by Judy Collins. The Judy Collins Songbook was first published in October, … Continue reading

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