My Motown Experience

The recent death of homicidal maniac/musical genius Phil Spector reminded me of my own Motown experience. It’s difficult to reconcile those two descriptors of Spector, but he clearly showed traits of both throughout his life. My experience had nothing whatsoever to do with music. I couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket as the oldContinue reading “My Motown Experience”

Bruno Mars, James Brown, Beatboxing and Train Whistles

Most of the music I listen to these days I find on various online applications that allow me to select songs and artists from the past. Accuradio and Tunein Radio chief among them. A bit of nostalgia no doubt, but frankly my ability to appreciate and enjoy music has been severely altered over the lastContinue reading “Bruno Mars, James Brown, Beatboxing and Train Whistles”