Pop Preservation Society

It was only 2 weeks ago I had decided to make the leap and dedicate music as a full time pursuit. It's been an interesting journey thus far and people have been saying to me..."you should've done this years ago!"…

Kennedy-Leever Blues Project

June 2018 - Me on the left with the Kennedy-Leever Blues Project (middle: Trent Kennedy, right: John Leever)

I recently played a show with a really good friend of mine, John Leever. I've known John ever since he…

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Ballad Of El Goodo

I first heard of Big Star when I was going through an R.E.M. phase in the 1980s. I think I heard Michael Stipe (or maybe it was Peter Buck?) mention them in an interview. I forgot all about them for…
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Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3

In 1979, Ian Dury & The Blockheads released the single, Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3. It's a virtual list of er.... reasons to be cheerful. According to Ian Dury, the inspiration for the song came when one of his…