Category Archives: music

FIRE by Arthur Brown

The Hustlers Convention LP 1973

According to Wikipedia “Lightnin’ Rod” was the pseudonym of Alafia Pudim, one of the Last Poets, when he released his seminal 1973 Hustlers Convention LP featuring tracks such as “Sport” and “Spoon” and “Coppin’ Some Fronts for the Set”. The album released on United Artists featured Tina Turner and the Ikettes, Bernard Purdie, Billy Preston, […]

HANG ON SLOOPY by David Porter

In my younger years of my life I knew girls known Sandie, Samantha, Suzanne, Sara, but never a Sloopy. Doctor Nick and I went to college with a girl whose name sounded by Sloopy. The slight brunette came from Roxbury. Her major was in nursing, but she danced weekends at the Two O’Clock Lounge in […]

I WANNA BE HIM by Peter Nolan Smith

A good percentage of the spam cluttering my email inbox are ads for penis enhancements. The rest range from Viagra and porno to baldness and obesity cures. None of them are very sophisticated, since they are aimed at bald fat man with sexual issues. I’ve had a good sex life, although not this year. I’m […]

FATHER / Great Society