I was thrilled yesterday when I saw that a couple had written a whole rebuttal to my piece on Ryan Adams, Touch, Feel, Lose on my buds site http://www.pickinguprocks.com and the controversy surrounding him after the New York Times story was written, accusing him of being a serial abuser. A small confession; I really hate … More Losering
and it’s not Michael Jackson 03/12/2019After the 1993 accusations and the 2005 trial against Michael Jackson and all that we now know if you are super absorbed in the minutia as I am, this is the one circumstance that I feel we should NOT just believe the victims of sexual abuse again without thorough investigation. This is … More You’ve Been Struck By A Smooth Criminal
GUEST WRITER, REDISCOVER, STORIES & ESSAYS as featured on pickinguprocks.com War “City Country City” (1973) May 15, 2017 Here’s a show of love from Guest Rediscover-er, Andy Moreno. Take it away Andy…. Even though War’s “The World is a Ghetto”, was the #1 selling album in 1973, I don’t feel they’ve received their deserved accolades: they were, and are, … More City Country City
GUEST WRITER, STORIES & ESSAYS, WHEN YOU HEAR THIS SONG (WILL YOU CRY), from the PickingUpRocks.com site When You Hear This Song : “Hey There Lonely Girl” February 4, 2018 Andy Moreno talks on the song that saved her soul and everything else: Eddie Holman’s 1969 classic Hey There Lonely Girl As a pre-tween heading into what I could … More Hey There Lonely Girl
2/23/2018 Full disclosure, Ryan Adams has been one of those artists that I’ve seen many times live, whose music I have obsessed over through its many phases. I have rooted for him knowing he’s probably not a nice person in the same way I secretly love Woody Allen films. His vocal tone and range is … More Touch, Feel and Lose and Cry, Cry, Cry
10/1/2018 I would call myself a late bloomer but the truth is I’m more like that old house plant you keep alive. It never dies but you wouldn’t call it healthy and vibrant although you do give it props for defying all natural laws. In 1982 Joan Jett was out of the Runaways and already … More Inglorious Results of a Misspent Youth
12/18/18 Christina could not have known that she would leave her little weekly soiree with needed assistance. However, sitting there in the cozy living room with sparse wall decor and the chatter of festive friendly strangers listening to Bob Seger, she somehow knew this wouldn’t last. This wasn’t her scene. She didn’t live through years … More Mrs. Plant
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