Joe Cocker and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Recently the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced five acts that make up the performers who will be inducted for 2016. They are: Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A. and Steve Miller. While I can’t claim to be terribly familiar with N.W.A., the others, In my opinion, are all worthy of induction. However IContinue reading “Joe Cocker and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”

Joe Cocker (1944-2014): The World is Less Soulful Today

From The New York Times: Joe Cocker, the gravelly British singer who became one of pop’s most recognizable interpreters in the late 1960s and ’70s with passionate, idiosyncratic takes on songs like the Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends,” died on Monday at his home in Crawford, Colo. He was 70. The causeContinue reading “Joe Cocker (1944-2014): The World is Less Soulful Today”

Happy Easter; two takes on rolling away the stone

Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?” But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away -Mark 16:2-4 Roll away the stone Dont leave me here alone Resurrect me and protect me Don’t leave me laying here What will they doContinue reading “Happy Easter; two takes on rolling away the stone”