As legend has it, Wray's signature tune, "Rumble" was largely constructed on the spur of the moment, mid-set, when audience members requested he play a stroll. Having none prepared, he improvised, birthing the first classic power chord in rock history.
The Ramones in skirts? Sure, it might be a big comparison, but it's not far from the truth.
The Indie talent is rolling in waves this year. Aqueduct is one of many one-man-bands that have caught my attention and helped put a big smile on my face in 2005.
Her name is Laura Day. Although she only allows you to see part of her face, the picture of her inside the CD sure lets you know just how stunning and photogenic she really is.
A mixed media CD featuring many of bebop's greatest performers with the art that they inspired.
The mainstream media of its time just didn't get the Beatles. You won't believe this coverage...
The Satanic portion is actually very small.
I’ve turned into one of those cranky old guys who’s able to listen to a band for a few minutes and cite who’s being ripped off and how.
Restless Soul is pop music sung by adults for adults.
Has the mythical blood sucking Chupacabra finally been found?
Amateur animal psychology and breeding for amazingness...
A violent encounter...
A few months ago I picked up (again) Iyanla Van Zant's One Day My Soul Just Opened Up and decided to actually DO the process
If you're hippopotomonstroses - quippedaliophobic or sesquipedalophobic (fearful of long words), you may not want to read this...
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for August 25, 2005
Ungratefulness, impending doom, new bumper music, An Instance of the Fingerpost, Simple Abundance, chickens, and Pat Robertson.
One of the biggest debates within Iraq is the very nature of the state itself. The disputed question is federalism.
"Look, the fact is, there is evidence backing Santa Claus Theory," the President stated on August 2nd. "On Christmas morning, there are toys under the tree. Where did they come from? There is obviously a higher power of some sort at work there. It is much too complicated of a process. These Parent Theorists would actually have us believe that parents are not only shopping for Christmas gifts, but also taking the time to wrap them, and then sneak them under the tree after the kids go to bed on Christmas Eve. Ridiculous."
Lost in all the commentary about the current impasse in the Draft Committee for the new Iraqi Constitution is that the minority Sunni group (less influential due to their boycott of last January's elections) holds a very powerful ace up their sleeve.
I just like to support a man of the cloth where I can.
Under what system of morality would it NOT be superior to kill a few deserving offenders if you could rather than have a full scale war?
Featuring: "Room Full of Mirrors", "Hip Hop By Da Bay", and links from Celly Cel, Little Brother, Big Boi and more!
It's a reminder of how much more complicated everyday living was in the past; how much you had to know.
Bravo's limited run reality series returns for its second episode!
Reviews one film out in theaters against a related film available on DVD... and declares a winner...
The Incredibles not only establishes itself with honorable action, but it also carries an omnipresent familial message.
HBO has put the sex back in ancient Rome and, by the Gods, it works!
Sideways is a palatable, oxygenating, and intoxicating motion-picture.
The guiltiest pleasure of all time?
A reality show worth watching: tough love meets slackers...
Sleepover star Scout Taylor-Compton has not been seen since August 12th.
It would be very easy to dismiss Phillip K. Dick with: "did lots of drugs, found God, died."
He supervised a lot of losing political campaigns. This makes him worthy to write a book of his expertise.
The kids version of the game just may be the most heartfelt way to enjoy the sport in its purest form.
It's not just liquor; my house does not contain any alcoholic beverages at all. This was a decision by my wife and I from the time we were married. Outside the house I would have maybe one beer and one glass of wine every 12 months or so.