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“WALLS & WALLS”: PHIL SPECTOR(1940-2021)

I GREW UP ON STORIES OF Phil Spector pulling a handgun on John Lennon, Leonard Cohen and The Ramones, if not just Joey Ramone. Of Phil Spector shooting holes in the ceiling at Gold Star…

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“DAVID BOWIE: ‘5 YEARS’ AND 5 YEARS…”

MARCH 12, 2021 FIVE YEARS AGO YESTERDAY DAVID BOWIE DIED, A YEAR SHY OF 7O. BOWIE WAS SO protean a talent, so iconoclastic, so mercurial, visionary and profound that his absence remains felt. His shadow…

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SPRINGSTEEN’S LETTER TO US…AND HIMSELF

I RESISTED LISTENING TO LETTER TO YOU(2020) FOR THE LONGEST TIME. WHY TAKE THE CHANCE? I had liked Bruce Springsteen’s last album, Western Stars(2019) well enough, more than his latest releases. Why take the chance…

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