Category Archives: music

I Stand Corrected.

I had previously written that go-go bars never play Pink Floyd, however the correspondent from the deceased PattayaGhost.com claims the following, “Another Brick in the Wall Pt. 2 has been played at a number of Pattaya go-gos. I’ve heard it in all the “farang-friendly music” joints, such as Champion, Club Nevada and even Classroom 2. […]

No Dave’s Luncheonette

Wednesday evening I arrived at the Santos Party House at 7pm. Walter Durkarcz the organizer for Mark Kamins Celebration Of A Life had asked me to come in early. Jorge Socarras was handling the guest list. “How long you want me to do the door?” I asked upon starting the night “I have some young […]

Abbey Road Plus 50

Fifty years ago in 1969 Iain MacMillan climbed a ladder and shot a foto of the Beatles crossing Abbey Road for the cover of an LP of the same name. The iconic image has captivated the souls of the Fab Four’s fans and earlier today hundreds thronged to commemorate the event. The album topped the […]

The One The Only Moondog

The blind musician Moondog lived in New York from the 1940s to 1972. Occasionally the Viking-attired drummer descended from Upstate to wander the streets of the Village. I saw him a few times and never thought much about it, until a friend turned me onto Moondog’s music. The man was a extraordinary genius. Give a […]

Billboard’s Top 30 Summer Songs

Most American radio stations run down the Top 1000 songs of all time during the July 4th Weekend. The playlist pleasantly passes the time on the beach. Sunbathers never notice the burn until their skin is the color of an Easter Ham. Once back in the SUV they inevitably crank up the AC and turn […]