The Mighty Johnny Nash

Johnny Nash died yesterday. Most people, including me, are going to remember him best for I Can See Clearly Now, because that song is great. But while reading some things about his death, I also discovered that I’ll be remembering him for something else entirely. If you grew up watching cartoons on Global TV like …

Stacy’s Mom Has Come To Say So Long

The damn Coronavirus has come for another one. Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger Dies from Coronavirus He was only 52. I liked Fountains of Wayne from the first time I heard Radiation Vibe. I think I pretty much wore out my copies of that self-titled album and Utopia Parkway back in the day. I was …

Joe Diffie Propped Up Beside Jukebox At 61

The coronavirus has started coming for the entertainers. It got Joe Diffie over the weekend and right now it’s working on John Prine, who will hopefully pull through. Update: He didn’t, unfortunately. What a huge loss for music. Absolutely one of the best songwriters there has ever been. Obviously this is extremely sad, but hopefully …

Mildred Myrtle Ward-Ardiel June 22 1919-Jan. 22 2009

Apparently today is the tenth anniversary of the death of one of Gill’s grandmothers and she has a few words to say about it. Grandmas are the best, and I’m extremely lucky to still have one. I would like to take a moment out of the business of life to talk to you about someone …