Rant ‘N’ Roll: Esoteric Exotica

Piero Umiliani’s Fischiando In Beat (Schema Records, Italy) is, admittedly, one of those guilty pleasures I don’t necessarily crow about (sorta like my six Britney Spears CDs). It’s an orchestral flourish o...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: One Great Read

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'N' Roll (Little, Brown and Company) by Peter Guralnick is American cultural history at its finest. Guralnick has to be considered the dean of rock 'n' roll storytell...