Monthly Archives: April 2013

Johnny Cash and Beyonce

Walking through my favorite used book store last week, I saw a picture that I recognized starring up at me. It was Johnny Cash standing in front of Folsom Prison, taken by my friend Jim Marshall. The book was a … Continue reading

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Black Crowes

Last week, my friends the Black Crowes were in town for a couple of shows. Good times were had and reminiscing were done by all. Hilarity took place before each show (most of which can’t be repeated here). When their … Continue reading

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Harold Washington

Thirty years ago this week (April 12), Harold Washington was elected the first black mayor of the city of Chicago. He served 4 years as the mayor, and in 1986, we started his reelection campaign. His campaign consultant, David Axelrod, … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert

I have had the occasion to run into Roger Ebert many times and always found him to be very funny and smart. It was always a treat to talk to him. The first time was when the ABC station in … Continue reading

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