Category Archives: music

WCBS Labor Weekend Top Ten

WCBS listeners voted for their Top Ten Songs The list results came as no surprise as the station’s base is mostly older white men. 1.) BROWN EYED GIRL Van Morrison 2.) HOTEL CALIFORNIA The Eagles 3.) SHEREE The Four Seasons 4.) HEY JUDE The Beatles 5.) SWEET HOME ALABAMA Lynyrd Skynyrd 6.) YOUR SONG Elton […]

WILD IN THE STREETS

1968 was a time of revolution in Paris, Mexico, Chicago, Saigon, Prague. Most were put down bloodily by the forces of repression. The young attacking the young at the behest of the over-30s. A young writer Robert Thom wrote a short story WILD IN THE STREETS and Hollywood capitalized on its call to trust no […]

Faster Than Light Beauty

I wish for a time machine to take me back to London. 1968. Francoise Hardy on a motorbike. I would have had a lot of competition and even though I would have only been 16, a good time would have been had by all. Je l’adore. In 1968 through eternity fast than speed itself. To […]

THE WIND CRIED MARY / Jimi Hendrix

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No Eyes for Jimmy

After the US Army discharged Jimi Hendrix in 1965, the Seattle native moved with drummer Billy Cox to Nashville. That city might have been home for the Country-Western scene, but for Hendrix and Cox it was someplace to call home while they were gigging on the Chittlin’ Circuit. The two performed with Chuck Jackson, Slim […]