Tag Archives: rock

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

I’m not a church-goer and if I hear church music I turn off the station, but banning Sister Rosetta Tharpe from my ears would be a sacrilege. This guitar-playing churchlady was credited with the first rock song in 1942. She was ahead of her times and everyone else too. Sister Rosetta weren’t no beauty, but […]

BREAKING THE LAW by judas priest

My landlord’s wife read a book about Motley Crue. The mother of two was converted to heavy metal. AP her husband exposed her to Penelope Spheeris’ DECLINE AND FALL OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION – THE METAL YEARS. For better or worse and I promised her a heavy tee-shirt as a belated Mother’s Day gift. “Black Sabbath […]

Iggy 60

Unbelievably Iggy aka Jim Osterberg attained 60. The rock icon celebrated his entry into senior citizenship by diving off the stage at some stupid venue in America. What’s amazing is that all the news agencies are covering this event with the same bio, as if they were disappointed he hadn’t topped himself, but Iggy was stronger […]