Your Tears Have Given You Away


Cool article here about War’s origins and attempts at getting into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. They do deserve it, they are a very important band between funk, soul, rock, and latin music.


The Music That You’re Dancing To

You disarm me.



Creation Du Monde

This guy named Vangelis Papathanassiou is another amazing composer and artist I am just getting into. He records under his first name only, and has been making amazing pieces of music for well over 40 years now.

This one is …

Caught You Lyin’

Funk + Flute from the Ebonny Godfather, Joe Thomas

It Won’t Be Long

A beautiful song by a beautiful voice.

Though the world feels a bit colder, not when this song is playing.


Don’t Be Too Serious

Lighten Up!

Things are not that bad?

This song was written in 1990. Been a crazy 27 years.

Coming Down Is The Hardest Thing

Some go by surprise. Some go to the inevitable. But we all go.

RIP Thomas Earl Petty


The Hem

The great Sam Cooke doing his thing. If I could just touch.

In The Rain

OK kick it off, In The Rain:

Oran Juice Jones


Speech and Arrested Development:

Check out “Stares 2020” by ROAMING CRAZY

Cro likes this one as a lead single better than Sing Too. I’m not so sure.


African funk from 1979:

Funk from the desert. Nice.

This is part of the epic playlist

Planet Earth Funking For Ages: Presents A Whole World Of Funk

This will get you going, keep you going, as long as you …

You Can Take My Stares

A couple years back I messed around and started a rock band. Crank it!! 

Origin Story

Millions of years ago there was WFNK, or at least an idea for it.

I grew up in Cleveland listening to radio when it was a Real Big Deal. I was educated by media, public school, and public college. In …

What is Rock & Roll?

I won’t unload all my thoughts on this vast topic, but I’ll take a quick stab at it.

What exactly is Rock & Roll?

Is it a musical arrangement style? No.

Is it a particular instrument or group of instruments? …

The Great Catalog of Michael

Cool mix of amateur singers around the world taking on the extensive Michael Jackson catalog:

There’s some good stuff in here, for sure.

The Voice has always been a pretty good show when they cut the fat out. I love …

Just What I Needed

Groovy Situation

Great jam by Keith Rowe produced by Lee Scratch Perry: