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In this age of anything goes online “reportage” – hmm, my collar’s suddenly all sweaty – something like this is pretty rare. Above is a full-on, old fashioned retraction of inaccurate reportage from the Associated Press. Van Morrison did not sire a new child.
Boy, I hope this isn’t some kind of freaky omen for us blogger-types.
Recently, I came across Cynthia Littleton’s Variety article on the best American 10 shows of the decade, 2000-2009, and Heather Havrilesky’s Salon Top 15 of the same stretch of time. While I agreed with much of their list, it immediately inspired me to create a popGeezer version of the same. My rules for making the list were, as you [...]
We cross into the Golden Valley of the Top 40 with this set of 10 tracks. Let the harps play and the heavenly chorus issue forth with hosannas….
The anointing roll call of these most faboo pop tracks starts off with:
40. “Kick Drum Heart“, The Avett Brothers: This is a lovely pop track, with an awesome bass drum line, [...]
I suspect your eyes will bleed on May 7, 2010.
Blame Casey Kasem.
But I’m getting ahead of myself. I guess I should back up, first.
My sister was a teenager when I was a child. She and her friends were my idols, icons of cool. The soundtrack of my early life was “Meet The Beatles” and the film soundtrack of “West Side Story”, played on a giant [...]