Reviews and recommendations for listening enjoyment.


Pickin’ and grinnin’
Hee Haw was wholesome family entertainment showcasing Country music performed by musicians who sang and played from the heart, reminding us of better days…

All hail cultural appropriation!
Jazz represents the most significant African American cultural contribution and the most meaningful and beautiful expression of what America is and can be…

Voices of Brazil: Paula Morelenbaum
Bossa nova has been described as “the music that seduced the world.” Listening to Paula Morelenbaum will certainly make you understand why…

Voices of Brazil: Elis Regina
The first time you listen to Elis Regina, you are overwhelmed by the emotion with which she sings. Her tremendous talent was a gift that people around the world continue to discover and enjoy…

Charlotte’s not the only harlot
Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson is a uniquely accomplished human being…

When I’m 94
Given the ratio of retirees to workers in the U.S. is currently 2:1, I think an update of the Beatles song When I’m 64 is in order

Preying on Japan
Of all the lousy fakes and phonies that crap all over our precious mindspace on a daily basis, Stefani Germanotta certainly deserves top billing…

Why own when you can rent?
After nearly 35 years of collecting music and thousands of dollars in music purchases, I literally have nothing to show for it…