Monthly Archives: November 2010

Syl Johnson

Last night I did something strange (for me). I actually bought tickets to a concert and sat in a seat for pure enjoyment. The artist was Syl Johnson, a legendary (although underappreciated) soul and blues singer and songwriter best known … Continue reading

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Publicists again

Someone just sent me a pretty interesting article today. It is an article in Arts Journal by John Rockwell in which he eulogizes a publicist friend of his. Here is an example: Edgar’s death set me to thinking about publicists. … Continue reading

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Warner Music Group

Last week the New York Times ran an article detailing Warner Music Group resurrecting their photo archives to try to inventory what they have in dusty old boxes all over the world. “I wanted to take an inventory of what … Continue reading

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What would Willie Do?

If I had a dime for every band that I heard say “Being on the road is really hard. We have to play for an hour four times a week!! We are so tired!” I would be rich. My thoughts … Continue reading

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