Joe Strummer & The Cuties

Joe Strummer & The Cuties

Power pop’s flagship song was almost the brainchild of The Cuties. That’s right, I said The Cuties. After the dissolution of Kursaal Flyers, Will Birch and John Wicks were searching for a good name for their newly formed band. They thought they had settled on...
The Tribute Album Is Here!

The Tribute Album Is Here!

On January 31, the long awaited John Wicks tribute album entitled For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks will be available to all. Over the next few weeks we’ll discuss it in more detail. In the meantime, here are the details from a birds-eye view. PRE-ORDER IT...
#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

The movie about Elton John, Rocket Man, reminded me of a story John once told me. And since I actually have a moment to share it, I thought I would. We had been discussing embarrassing moments when John mentioned that he had once performed with Elton John. He...