Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Little River Band

I had forgotten about this song (their first hit here in America). Almost has a prog feel.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Dennis Wilson

A track off his wonderful (but relatively obscure) 1977 album "Pacific Ocean Blue."

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Monday, July 1, 2024

Tom Morello

A song that seems fitting for today.

Sunday, June 30, 2024


Classic power pop from the early 80's.

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Friday, June 28, 2024

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Neil Young and Crazy Horse

One of those songs that always feels like a movie to me.

Trevor Horn and Lady Blackbird

Monday, June 24, 2024

A Different Take on White Wedding

Trevor Horn, Andrea Corr and Jack Lukeman turn the Billy Idol song into a dark folk rock tune.


Friday, June 21, 2024


A track off what I consider a really solid album.

Monday, June 17, 2024

Sunday, June 16, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Hall and Oates

One of those tunes where Daryl really gets to show off his vocal prowess.

Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs

New album due out 6-14.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Sunday, June 9, 2024


I remember thinking this was a pretty darn cool video.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Yeah, it's strange but I really like it. Included on an album due out at the end of August.

Steve Conte

A tune co-written by XTC's Andy Partridge.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024

Ian Hunter

New music from a feisty rocker who just turned 85!

Guided By Voices

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Friday, May 31, 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Carly Simon

I've always loved this song about a good girl who can't resist a bad boy.

Monday, May 27, 2024

Slash & Chris Robinson


My new short story collection "Normalized" (written under the name James Hawthorne) is available on Amazon!

King's X

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Rickie Lee Jones Does Lou Reed

A cut off a recently released L.R. tribute album.

Lenny Kravitz

Another track from his new album. I like it a lot.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Fleetwood Mac

A gem from way, way back.

Monday, May 20, 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

David Bowie (featuring Dave Sanborn)

Sanborn (who just passed away) is featured prominently on this classic track.

Monday, May 13, 2024

The Church

A track off the new album released at the end of March.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Friday, May 10, 2024

Kings of Leon

A track off album released today (May 10th).

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Johnny Cash Does U2

I really loved some of the cover versions JC did toward the end of his life.

Monday, May 6, 2024


My new short story collection (written under the name James Hawthorne) is free today on Kindle!


Saturday, May 4, 2024

Daryl Hall

A track off Daryl's new solo album, due out in June.

Friday, May 3, 2024

Bachman Turner Overdrive

I remember riding in my friend's car in 1974, blasting this tune.

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Jackson Browne

Such a great, timeless rock and roll anthem.


Sunday, April 21, 2024

Peter Frampton

A track off one of the few live albums I was ever excited about.

Friday, April 19, 2024

Pearl Jam

New album due out today (4-19-24).

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024

Elvis Costello

I always liked the fact an artist with a "punk" image released a song with this message.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Chris Stapleton

This good old boy can rock!

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Friday, April 12, 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Lenny Kravitz

A track off his new album due out at the end of May.

Donald Fagen

If you love Steely Dan, I recommend also checking out Donald's solo records. Lots of great songs.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024


A musical walk down Memory Lane.

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Mark McLay

New music by one of my oldest friends.

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Friday, April 5, 2024

Ian Hunter

The Telescopes

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Monday, April 1, 2024

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Ian Hunter

A new track that also features Cheap Trick and Joe Elliott from Def Leppard.

Chastity Belt

The Besnard Lakes

Friday, March 29, 2024

The Prog Collective

A track off the brand new album.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Lorde Does The Talking Heads Doing Al Green

You know it's a good song when different people keeping covering it.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Pete Townshend

These songs are as powerful as ever.

Monday, March 25, 2024

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Joe Walsh

I like to turn this one up to 11.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Elephant Stone

One my recent musical obsessions.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Rest in Peace, Karl Wallinger

I think "Goodbye Jumbo" and "Bang!" are both amazing records.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Rest in Peace, Eric Carmen

The first time I heard this song I felt like I'd been hit by a lightning bolt.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Friday, March 8, 2024

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Monday, February 26, 2024

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Saturday, February 24, 2024


A track off the new album (released 2-23-24).

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Monday, February 19, 2024

Neil Young and Crazy Horse

A track off a new album due out at the end of April.

Sunday, February 18, 2024

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Friday, February 16, 2024

The Dandy Warhols

New album due out in March.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024


New album due out soon!

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Monday, February 12, 2024

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Dire Straits

Now, this is what I call an epic rock song.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Blue Oyster Cult

A track off an album they're releasing in April.

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Joe Walsh

A track off his very good 2014 album.

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Tuesday, January 30, 2024


I'm not normally a huge fan of his, but I did like this record a lot.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Sunday, January 28, 2024

Fuzz Bubble

This tune has a nice Cheap Trick-Led Zep crossover feel.

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Friday, January 26, 2024

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Monday, January 22, 2024

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Tuesday, January 16, 2024


Great song to kick off an album with.

Monday, January 15, 2024

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Friday, January 12, 2024

Black Crowes

A track off their new album due out in March.

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Monday, January 8, 2024

Jefferson Starship

I've always found this to be a very romantic tune.

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Monday, January 1, 2024