Faces in the Crowd: Moondog

"I don't mean to be arrogant by saying this, but the only music that relaxes me and satisfies me 

is my own, because I know that I'm not going to insult my own ears, you know…"

Faces in the Crowd: Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Since it's almost Halloween, I thought a blog post about Screamin' Jay Hawkins might be fitting for this spooky season.  Over the years of rock & roll, there have always been what I call Shock Artists; those whose…

Rock & Roll: Why The 80's Pretty Much Sucked

 

As I remember it, the 1980s was a decade in which the genre known as basic meat & potatoes rock & roll began to be undergo a myriad of changes.  The punk rock revolution was underway but…

Season of the Witch: A Halloween Playlist

Whoooooo! it’s that time of the year folks!  The fall season is upon us and that means it’s almost time to celebrate Halloween!  Today’s post is about some of my favorite spooky songs that always make an appearance on…

Rock & Roll Movies: Privilege (1967)

Today on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog, we travel back in time to 1967 and take a look at Privilege, an obscure film that was part of the the rock & roll landscape.  Of…