Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jethro Tull, What The… ?!

Normally I try to post things in order as they happened, but this one is too good to wait. I bought a batch of records at the Eastside Half Price Books (more on the rest later, but this one IS … Continue reading

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Giving Peter Gabriel A Chance

What can I say, the 49 cent price is too good to resist. I had to look at the cassettes during a recent trip to Half Price Books. If I didn’t have a tape player in the van I would … Continue reading

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Wayne “The Train” Hancock – High Noon Saloon – 01/22/2014

Wayne The Train came back to Madison. I saw him open for The Reverend Horton Heat last summer at the Live on King Street show outside The Majestic. Otis had given me some of Wayne’s albums to check out before … Continue reading

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Give The Pep Band Some

Last week we went to see a Highland boys high school basketball game. As we were walking in I noticed a young guy passing me carrying a cymbal stand. We found our seats and chatted with family and got comfortable. … Continue reading

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Andy’s Jazz Club In Chicago – Marquis Hill

In October of 2011 we took a trip to Chicago. We stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel downtown. Our view: It was of course resplendent with rock and roll memorabilia and pictures and decorations. We were on the Elton John … Continue reading

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The Morning Zoo on WSUM

I have mentioned several times my love for The Morning Zoo on WSUM. The Snake On The Lake. http://wsum.org/ DJ Wiki Ben (Pattern Recognition – https://www.facebook.com/DJWikiBen) and Randy B (Freak Scene – http://freaksceneradio.wordpress.com/) podcasts¬†their shows (bravo!) so I get to … Continue reading

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Recommended Reads – Cassette From My Ex

Got this book a few years ago and devoured it. I was looking on Amazon for tape related books and this came up. As a maker of mix tapes, I was curious and ordered it.¬†I think actually this may have … Continue reading

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