12 Concerts in 2016

No U2 Tour this year, but I have plenty of shows to feed my hunger for concerts. Eight of my twelve shows are bands from the 1980s, which is totally tubular! I’d live in the 80s if I could! Beale Street Music Festival   April 28-May 2  Memphis The actual Music Festival is only Friday night [continue reading]

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

My Music Memoirs

Ninety-nine percent of the books I read are non-fiction – autobiographies, memoirs, biographies and histories. I mainly read about the lives of musicians, actors and politicians. I have read pretty much every book ever written about Elvis Presley, including all the memoirs written by his friends, [continue reading]

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Al Kapone

On this Music Monday, I wanted to write about Al Kapone to make sure everyone knows how great his music is – and to find out how popular he is outside of Memphis. Have you heard of him? If not, please keep reading and check out my video at the end of this post. If so, keep reading anyway [continue reading]

October 12, 2015 // 2 Comments


  My love for U2 is pretty much known. Heck, I’ve even written a book about it – On the Road with U2: my musical journey. But for the few of you who don’t know, I have seen U2 in concert 90 times since the ZooTv Tour in 1992. I first fell in love with U2 back in 1987 with [continue reading]

September 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

The Rap God Eminem 8.16.14

I finally got to see Eminem in concert, unfortunately it was with Rhianna. It was a great show though, at least Eminem’s part. He was fantastic! Eminem played Met Life Stadium in New Jersey on August 16, 2014 – the 37th anniversary of Elvis’ death. Not that anyone paid tribute, [continue reading]

August 17, 2014 // 1 Comment