Before The Wallflowers 1996’s sophomore effort, Bringing Down the Horse, there was this self-titled debut.
Released in 1992, it garnered little attention, even if The Wallflowers had the son of an American icon as the lead singer.
The Wallflowers is fronted by Jakob Dylan, son of Bob.
With twelve songs clocking in at almost 70 minutes, it’s safe to say The Wallflowers is a little long in the tooth.
The Wallflowers was conceived as a band:
Week of February 8, 2021
The Second Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Donald Trump
Well, unless you’re emerging from a rather lengthy coma or a bout of amnesia, then you know this is happening.
As hard as it may be to imagine, and by any measurement, The Second Impeachment Trial of Former President Donald Trump is sincerely riveting television.
I tuned in yesterday for opening remarks on a lark, with low expectations. I was lucky enough to catch Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland), the lead House Impeachment Manager, give his opening remarks.
Raskin had gone through hell…
There is an ever-growing list of reasons why he liked her. But for today he thought about these 10* (in no particular order).
Although this thing of theirs exists in that time “between dog and wolf”*, Conner feels a connection with Emma.
That matters more to him than its meaning or destination.
*subject to change at any time
*the French phrase “Entre Chien…
Barak Obama & Bruce Springsteen
Renegades: Born in the USA
There is something dubious about two of the most recognized and successful people in the world …ever, sitting down to chat about being “outsiders” or “renegades.”
Once you set that aside, what you hear are two men talking about their life experiences — wildly different but similar.
Even though only two episodes are currently available (come on Spotify, get with it!), what comes across is that Obama and Springsteen, before they are what they are now, were — and remain — just guys.
And that’s the charm…
“Life in a Northern Town”
All these years and I had just presumed that “Life in a Northern Town” was about the UK miners' strike in 1984–85.
It turns out it’s not. Well, not exactly anyway.
“Life in a Northern Town” was written by Dream Academy members Nick Laird-Clowes and Gilbert Gabriel at the very start of their career.
“Yeah, I know I ain’t nobody’s bargain — But, hell, a little touch-up and a little paint” — Bruce Springsteen