Charlie Watts

This one hit pretty hard. It was unexpected, for one thing, and for another he was one of the founding fathers of my musical development. After The Beatles, there were The Stones, as every schoolboy knows. The Stones were bluesier, dirtier, nastier, and a lot rougher around those edges that the Beatles had smoothed downContinue reading “Charlie Watts”

I Know It’s Only Rock’n’Roll

I’m not stupid. Not all the time. So I know it’s only rock’n’roll. But the very thought of it makes my heart beat faster. Every art form is unique. What sets writing apart from its sister artscomes from its solitary nature. Great writing reveals the audience to itself. The inspired reaction is recognition: You feelContinue reading “I Know It’s Only Rock’n’Roll”