Category Archives: music

History of Rock and Roll in Ten Songs – Greil Marcus – Henry Rollins

Ringo Starr isn’t in the R&R Hall of Fame as an individual? Who do I write to about that? The reason I bought this book is the narrator, Henry Rollins. I’m not a fan of punk music, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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The coolest thing I can think of

It’s going to be a couple of minutes (for which read: a few days) before I post anything, you know, written here – so as I’m finally considering a pair of red frames, have some Red Hot Chilli Pipers. Drum … Continue reading

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AND – Breaking Chilli news …

For me, at least: The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are returning to Pipes in the Valley this year. Saturday, September 28, Riverfront Plaza, Hartford, CT. Miss it, and I pity you. Maybe I’ll wait and buy their upcoming album (due … Continue reading

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Just because…

No, really, I’ll actually, you know, write something soon. In the meantime, because I really really miss them, here’s some Red Hot Chilli Pipers. I do miss these boys.   I do love these boys.

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Restoring faith in humanity

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Happy b-day, BJ

So this morning I put on a concert t-shirt underneath my more work-suitable shirt – my shirt from Billy Joel’s 2008 tour.  Then to my delight they highlighted Himself on the radio because, as it turns out, it’s his birthday.  … Continue reading

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Paul’s my favorite

He always was.  I adore Ringo, especially after seeing his All-Starrs a couple of times, but “the cute one” was always my crush. Today, 48 years after The Beatles’ first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Paul (sorry, Sir Paul) … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Ringo!

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers – Best. Concert. Ever – Again!

These guys couldn’t give a bad show if you paid them. Saturday night was the long-awaited Red Hot Chilli Pipers concert at the Warner Theatre in Torrington. First, a moment of wistful silence for the absence of Malcolm McEwen who, … Continue reading

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They’re here!

Warner Theatre, Torrington CT, March 19 – Red Hot Chilli Pipers!  It took CPTV long enough to get ’em out, but they’re here, and they didn’t change the concert date on me this time.  I need to start working out … Continue reading

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