The first single from the new Paul Simon album, coming next Friday. I can live without the Liberal lyrics, but the music is quite fine.
I thought, CSN or CSN&Y? Simon & Garfunkel? I was close but they didn't make the top two. But the top two are worthy.
From a 1991 Bill Graham tribute concert.
Last week was fifty years since Dylan's Manchester show in which he famously replied to a heckler and Changed Music Forever: "I don't believe you. You're a liar! . . . Play it fuckin' loud!"
Cool to play with a little: a "moving timeline of the 22,000 songs that hit the top 5 on the Billboard charts from 1958-2016."
Link via kottke.org.
I didn't remember but it came back to me. Note that in this case at least it wasn't a Republican who was the prude.
Not that I follow this closely, but there were a lot surprises for me on this list.
Exit question: now that Tay-Tay has gone Goth will she continue to be #1?
One of my favorite tunes by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
In some cases at least the alleged thieves have to pay up.
Surprise, surprise: today's pop stars might not be as great as they're cracked up to be. "Meet the bald Norwegians and other unknowns who actually create the songs that top the charts."
Link courtesy of Michael Greenspan.