Day 26: a song that makes you want to fall in love. a balladeer — When Dean Was the Man (And Monroe Always Smiled) You see, I have this picture, all perfect and pretty, in which all is all that it seems. A white picket-fence home, away from the city, to live the American Dream…. Read more »
Monthly Archives: January 2018
20th Century Ghosts is Joe Hill’s first publication, a collection of his early short stories. While I first learned about Joe Hill through his short story “The Devil on the Staircase” in Stories, I am not sure this bundle would have won me over. It starts of fine, with “Best New Horror” and the titular… Posted , filed under First Lines & tagged with Joe Hill.
Day 25: A song you like by an artist no longer living. Rainbow — Stargazer As if it could be any other than Ronnie James Dio. Despite that he sung so many incredibly awesome songs, it was quite easy to narrow it down. You see, that singing-frog hippie love-fest, and his pre-Rainbow-fame outings are not… Read more »
Day 24: a song by a band you wish were still together. Skik — Alles gaat voorbij I only saw Skik live once, and that was long before I really started to like them. Since then, their singer / songwriter Daniël Lohues has completely won me over with his solo work. While I don’t really… Read more »
Day 23: a song that you think everybody should listen to. What Part of My Body Hurts the Most (Bat Out of Hell The Musical) Without contest, everybody needs to hear the latest Jim Steinman classic, “What Part of My Body Hurts the Most”. Ever since I first heard a bootlegged recording back in 2005… Read more »