Posts by Gary Pig Gold
(in no particular order, by the way)
BOB DYLAN Tempest
Well, it certainly provides the Perfect soundtrack to the Man/the Legend’s latest Rolling Stone interview, for starters. Neat Duquesne Whistle video, too.
NEIL YOUNG Psychedelic Pill
THROUGH THE PAST, SMARTLY
For those who arrived at the party rather late – meaning the first new Stones record you ever bought had a big red tongue splayed across its label – the five years …
Gary Pig Gold
Please allow me to offer here a few words of virtual remembrance, in tribute to one of my greatest friends (and apparently one of my most supportive fans), the one and only …
A mere twenty-eight seconds into Joel Gilbert’s Bob Dylan Revealed documentary, the subject matter himself warns us “There’s many sides to the coin, y’know, and you haveta really, uh, the longer you go on, the …
Those should’ve been the days:
February 3, 2012
Yessir, that last tour was sure a sumbitch, wasn’t it? Winter Dance Party my lone starred ass! More like a near month hauling all across those snow-crusted heartlands in …
Late one night in very late 1976, a singer acquaintance of mine burst into the (condemned) house I was then sharing with the local bar band, shouting “You will never believe what I just saw …
Has it really been nearly five decades already since television’s greatest-ever talent scout took a chance on a brash young musical novelty act from far-off Britain? Yes, even to those who weren’t extremely tuned into …
Why, GREG SHAW, of course!
You know what I was doing precisely forty-eight years ago, February 9?
Sitting far too close in front of my family’s Zenith television, bouncing up and down to the hitherto-unheard – not to mention …
Never as naughty as the Rolling Stones, nor as pin-up perfect as Herman’s Hermits; seldom as musically adventurous as the Yardbirds, nitty-gritty as the Animals, or full-on bombastic as The Who. Of course, as truly …