Essays Archive

8 Apr 2008

Desert Island Discs: Whatever – Aimee Mann

Year Released: 1993 Top chart position: #127 Poor Aimee Mann. She’s best known for being the lead singer of the one-hit wonder ’til tuesday. The group’s 1985 single, “Voices Carry,”was a haunting new-wave classic that is still
4 Apr 2008

My First Concert: Styx, 1983

There. I said it. Not only did I like Styx, but I saw them in concert. And this was not during the heyday of The Grand Illusion and “Come Sail Away.” No, this was after Kilroy was
29 Mar 2008

My Kids Like Queen

When your children are born, you have visions of filling their heads with the most beautiful music, filtering the music for as long as you can, so that their first words will be “Yeah, Yeah Yeah.” You