Cocaine Blues is a Western swing song written by T. J. “Red” Arnall, a reworking of the traditional song Little Sadie. Roy Hogshed is generally recognized as the recording artist who first made the song popular, although too many people erroneously assume it was Eric Clapton while under the effects of being unvaccinated.Continue reading “Cocaine at the Bostonia Ballroom”
If You Can Remember
The late Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner is often quoted: “If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren’t really there.” I suspect we can apply this theory to many incidents in our lives which are remembered as wild or insane but ultimately as confused and possibly shameful.
How many wild nights have you experienced? Or should I ask how many do you remember?Continue reading “If You Can Remember”
Atomic Books Rocks!
What is the perfect rock book? Is there a perfect rock book? Can such a thing even exist?
The 2021 theme for the Atomic Books Reading Club is Rockers. For many people, what they’ve missed the most during the pandemic is live music, communing with artists, EVH. What better way to remind ourselves about the meaning of music and the arts in our lives than reading about it and talking about it?Continue reading “Atomic Books Rocks!”