Former Joe Cocker keyboardist CJ Vanston wrote this to Bob Lefsetz: I suggested to the label that we cover a James Taylor song…not too “range-ey,” so Joe could be Joe. Chris Briggs at EMI told me “good luck with that, we’ve been trying to get him to do a James Taylor song for twenty years.” […]
Six years after moving back from Beijing, I no longer think about my three and a half formative years in China on a daily basis. Repatriation is a long process and now the whole experience has been processed through my system and simply become a part of who I am. Every once in a while, […]
I can assure you from personal experience that are few better people to party with than Mickey Melchiondo, aka Dean Ween. Some time in a dimly remembered past, I did a Guitar World feature with him, which spotlighted his 5 Favorite CDs to do listen to on drugs. Only we couldn’t say that, so we […]
Thank you to all have asked about buying signed copies of One Way Out. You can do so via my great local bookstore, Words of Maplewood. Just buy and at checkout, enter whatever inscription you want in the Comments Box.