Day 16 – Rock and Roll
Sweat, and alcohol, and pot,
Coats my clothes.
The haze is in my mouth, my nose.
The music plays louder, 36 more words
After nearly one hundred minutes of hearing the pulsating work of a legend, I stepped away from the magnificent performance into thoughts of confusion. Jimmy Cliff, the underrated chief perpetuator of reggae music, had just finished his Sunday night Roots N Blues Fest set, where his performance radiated the energy of a twenty-something year old paired with the wisdom of a man fifty years into the game (luckily he’s on his fifty-first). 280 more words
As a music fanatic, I find that environment determines the choosing of songs. It’s simply a further element into the appreciation innovative and marvelous music deserves. 533 more words
Thanks to Lockeland Springsteen, my favorite local music blog here in Nashville, for inviting me to write this piece about how my book How Does It Feel: Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and The Philosophy of Rock and Roll… 12 more words
The Hound gives this album 4 out of 5 stars
As rock and roll faces a crossroad between becoming known for polished, pop-heavy impersonators or a genre filled with raw emotions and artistic intensity, the number of bands holding strong to rock’s original values are depleting. 499 more words