Is closing. This is incredibly sad news, a place I’ve been going to since I was in college in the ’70s.
The composer Donald Erb died the other day, at age 81. A prof at the Cleveland Institute, he was big on the scene in the ’70s when I was first paying attention to “serious” music. “Serious” is in quotation marks, because Erb was sort of an exemplar of how unserious and fun that music could […]
Old friend Anthony Cartouche, wise in all matters rock ‘n’ roll, recommended this compilation of Dylan covers by Bryan Ferry. I was at the local books-and-music megastore this evening when I heard it playing and drifted over to purchase my copy. I want to say, “show me a CD with songs like “If Not For […]