The Satisfying Comeback

Most shocking moment in concert was when Joan Armatrading played the Winnipeg Concert Hall circa 1977. It felt like a sold out show and she was a special rising star […]

Campbell Yates and I secretly met in the coach house he rented as a teenager in the 70s and we listened to this guy who made these crazy records that […]

(part of an email from a Thunder Bay musician last month) Dear Bob I’m not very good at rambling to an audience and I don’t think I ever will be. […]

My spies on the interweb informed me of a Beatles fact that was previously not known to me and it is oh too cute.  In the background vocals to Paperback […]

From Planet To Planet

New York in 1984 – greatest show on Earth – Sun Ra next to the Chelsea Hotel with maybe 20 other people, all of us at the end dancing like […]

The other day CBC published an article about cellphones and cancer. This American Life did a more in depth piece just a few years ago and there are good reasons […]

Save The Last Dance For Me Interesting to read about (the song’s writer) Doc Pomus. At his wedding he was in a wheelchair because he had polio. He wrote this […]

Have Fun Working

In and around 1990 while recording a 2cnd record to be released on Warner Music Canada, later titled Presented By Lake Michigan Soda,  there was a desire to enlist a […]

A Year Without Matt

Last year was such a train wreck losing Matt Suhar and Sam Larkin, part of my brain departed with them. Reading this account in the news, one year later, that […]