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May 8, 2020
John van Hamersveld poster, Royal Albert Hall 2005.

Cream, 15 years on…

Earlier this week was the 15th anniversary of Cream reuniting, the trio playing four shows at Royal Albert Hall in London in May 2005, and three […]
May 6, 2020
Florian Schneider late in 2015

Farewell to a Man-Machine…

This year’s run of Bad News continues with the May 6, 2020, news of Florian Schneider’s passing. Florian was a founder of Kraftwerk, and I was […]
November 5, 2018

Ruminating on Rubber Soul

This morning I listened to the 1965 album Rubber Soul by The Beatles (you may have heard of them). Curious album title, that… From the vantage point of […]
November 5, 2018

Finding Lonnie Youngblood to Talk Jimi Hendrix in a Pre-Google World

I was recently added to a Jimi Hendrix online group, and looking at the list of members I was startled to see how many were associates […]