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Swing Fever by Rod Stewart with Jools Holland

Swing Fever with Rod Stewart and Jools Holland

How should you rate the importance of any new album release (to the extent any album has any importance at ...

Bob Dylan’s Christmas Revisited

One of the special treats for dedicated Bob Dylan fans this year was the publication of Ray Padgett’s book Pledging ...

Three Great Shane MacGowan Songs

With all that’s going on in the world, it might be argued that not too much notice needs to be ...

We Need To Get Fred Astaire Back

Does the world seem to you, as it does to me, to be more than just a little off-kilter these ...

Tony Made It Happen

This writer’s gratitude for the life of Tony Bennett is directly related to what was his single-minded mission, artistically speaking, ...

A Biblical Pet Peeve

It is one of the harshest responses Jesus is ever reported to have delivered to someone seeking his help; indeed, ...
vinyl LP Frank Sinatra Come Swing with Me

Frank Sinatra’s Come Swing with Me!: A Revelation in Mono

Who says there’s any such thing as settled science? And it’s where science and art meet that we find ourselves, ...

Ai, Yai, Yai: Artificial Intelligence Really Arrives

I personally made the above image of the crossed-out robot to symbolize “AI Free Zone,” in order to stick it ...