Billy’s Corner 08.13.20

Before I get to the main subject of this week’s column I have a couple quick notes following up on last week’s “Favorite Fake Bands” blog post. – After submitting what I wrote last week Susan and I rewatched “Almost Famous”....

Billy’s Corner 08.05.20

I was stuck. I don’t know how you can get writer’s block when you only have to write a few paragraphs a week, but I was having trouble. Conversations with my wife Susan and messaging with my buddy Dave provided kernels of ideas, but nothing that has fully...

Billy’s Corner 07.29.20

Finding new music is weird. You never know when something will catch your ear. Sometimes you hear stuff on the radio. Sometimes it’s a song from a TV show or movie. Friends with similar tastes will turn you on to stuff. The opening acts at concerts (remember...

Billy’s Corner 07.14.20

It’s summer, which in the movie business means it’s the time for sequels and reboots… at least in a regular year. I decided this week I’d do my own sequel of sorts. A few months ago I collected the questions posed by the geniuses in charge of...

Billy’s Corner 07.03.20

I’m sure that at one time or another every music fan has pondered their Desert Island Discs. Sometimes it starts as a conversation amongst friends, sometimes it’s a post on social media, sometimes it’s a question posed by a radio or TV host because...

Billy’s Corner 06.26.20

“Who is that you’re listening to?” That’s the question my wife Susan asked me a few days ago while I was washing dishes. I was listening to Bob Dylan’s new album “Rough and Rowdy Ways”. At first I thought my better...
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