Urgh! A Music War re-released – sort of…

Author’s note: I have not received any accounting or payment from Warner Brothers since their re-release of Urgh! in August, 2009. This note was added on March 10, 2018.  Once again, the strange and twisted saga of the film Urgh! A Music War logs another installment in its nearly 30 Read More …

Hindsight isn’t 20-20 – it might need bifocals…

Author’s Note: Club Foot is now closed. On Friday, April 18 2008, Glinda Harrison, was emailing the Chicago Sun Times back and forth all afternoon.  Weeks ago, the paper had offered to do a feature story on me and my new CD:  “What’s This? 1976-1979,” Read More …

Jimmy, did you really push Joan down the stairs?

When most composers write songs, they rarely write lyrics that are stated as literal prose.  Imagine if the following were the words to a new hit single: “I was walking down the street and happened to meet up with John who I had a conversation Read More …