Joe Bussard had a record collection of about 15,000 old recordings and shared his knowledge and the music in his collection.
My second favorite rock album ever (after Exile on Main Street).
Jim Croce died in a plane crash on September 20, 1973.
(The rest of the text below is also in another post I wrote.)
Shouting out “Free Bird!” as a request at concerts became a rock and roll joke, and every now and then a musician will actually play it. The 2007 Mitch Myers book The Boy Who Cried Freebird: Rock & Roll Fables and Sonic Storytelling explores this subject in a work of fiction about the first person ever to shout “Free Bird” at a concert.
Here are two cartoons on it.
A documentary on Jacques Levy (not a relative) who co-wrote songs with Dylan that are on Desire (1976).
They’re buying up the catalogs of geezer musicians from my day. I don’t like the idea of big companies owning music but it’s hard to blame the artists for cashing in.
I saw this tweet on Jesse Ed Davis today. He played on a lot of great albums.