Happy 7th Birthday What’s This

I am thrilled this compilation finally was able to be born! Featuring the first underground/punk/new wave/alternative/indie recordings by a Chicago artist (dating back to 8/76), liner notes by rock legends Cheap Trick, and so much more, this is a timeless document of the multidimensional rebellion Read More …

Sid Vicious’ last Hurrah… again

Author’s Note: September 14, 2019: Since the time that I posted this article in January 2011, I was approached by international filmmaker Danny Garcia (The Rise And Fall Of the Clash, Looking For Johnny, Stiv, and Rolling Stone: Life And Death Of Brian Jones). Danny 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 …