While babysitting went to a yoga store to buy a special back massaging gizmo for my poor sore back and at the front of the store there we saw a […]
“O.B.E. over here Lord Mountbatten.” said Sir John Lennon Video here.
I’m organizing my class at Centennial College on songwriting and was busy organizing examples of great songs when I realized I was making a mistake. It’s way more interesting to […]
I wrote to Todd Sullivan at Geffen in the late 80s because I read he was an A&R guy at Geffen. I wrote to a few people like that but […]
At any given time it seems like a lot of people with “hits” are just actors or models. When Milli Vanilli was “exposed” for actually being lip-sync-artists people went crazy […]
I still can’t believe there was a #1 song once, which I heard on the radio in real time, who’s lyrics were about ending the terrible vicious cycle of reincarnation.
by Brian Block Bob Wiseman first got my attention in 1993, in the wake of Prince legally changing his name (Prince Rogers Nelson) to a squiggle: Wiseman sent out press releases […]
Recently I read about a company that wanted something similar to this song by Aphex Twin and they were paying about $20,000. That’s Mr. Aphex Twin below (obviously at the beach). I tried […]
Next month I start teaching a course at Centennial College in songwriting and part of what I am organizing is a discussion about lyrics and why somethings are interesting and […]
I miss CKLN. I loved that radio station at the very left end of the dial and the people who worked it and they had many incarnations since my long […]