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Some Like It Hot

We’re climbing on up (or is it down?) The Nest’s Top 30 Cover Song countdown, and another Monday means another entry that will leave you scratching your head about whether or not I am actually tone deaf.  359 more words


April 19 - Faithless Love

The other night I had the most overwhelming desire to hear “Faithless Love,” that splendid JD Souther song that he and Linda Ronstadt sing together. I needed to hear it so much I had to clear all the CDs I’ve been accumulating in the past year from the top of the record player. 566 more words


CK Retro Review: Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School by Warren Zevon

It didn’t have the hits of Excitable Boy and it lacked the grandeur of his self-titled album. But Warren Zevon’s 1980 album Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School… 955 more words

Bob Dylan

Folkadelphia Radio #231 on WXPN (4/15/2015)

Folkadelphia Radio #231 aired on WXPN on April 15th, 2015 from 22-23:00 and featured an in-studio performance from Alice Boman which can be heard here… 108 more words


CK Retro Review: Excitable Boy by Warren Zevon

Against all odds, Warren Zevon found himself high on the pop charts in 1978 with his album Excitable Boy. Propelled by his biggest hit, the quasi-novelty single “Werewolves Of London”, Zevon cracked the Top 10 albums chart, rarefied air he would never again reach in his career. 806 more words

Bob Dylan

Digging a Deeper Hole

As a caveat to my previous post, which upon re-reading seems pretty thin and basically an excuse to talk about Billy Joel (weird), I do think there are ways of judging, critically, an artist’s overall worth over and above the visceral, first-time-emotional kick (hell, even the cheap emotional kick upon repeated listenings). 290 more words


When will I be loved?

I’ve been cheated
Been mistreated
When will I be loved?