Legacy: Casey Kasem

More than 500 Sunday mornings of my pre-to-teen years were spent with my ears glued to the radio from 8am-12pm listening to Casey Kasem’s American Top 40. It was a weekly ritual; while my mother and sisters were downstairs in the kitchen starting Sunday’s afternoon dinner (the scent of sausages frying in the pan wafted … More Legacy: Casey Kasem

Legacy: Jimmy Scott, The Voice of an Angel 1925 – 2014

“The Voice Of An Angel” has become such an insipid cliche that it surpasses pure ludicrousness. But, if heaven actually existed (yeah, yeah, I know), and if there were such entities as angels, and if those angels were actually able to bless us in song, I always hoped that they would sound like Jimmy Scott. … More Legacy: Jimmy Scott, The Voice of an Angel 1925 – 2014

Music Box: Fleetwood Mac “Say You Will” Tour, Madison, WI (2004)

Fleetwood Mac’s “Say You Will” was released a little over a decade ago – in April of 2003 – and was the band’s first album since 1970 that did not feature a single track by Christine McVie, who had retired from the band in 1998, after their comeback for the ages (the release of the … More Music Box: Fleetwood Mac “Say You Will” Tour, Madison, WI (2004)