We're huge Eagles fans here at Gooseneck HQ, and especially fans of Glenn Frey. He played many roles in the Eagles -- singer, guitar player, ringleader. But probably the greatest role he played was songwriter.
How many great songs were written and recorded in a single day in a burst of creativity? David Bowie and Queen's "Under Pressure" is one of those songs, according to this excellent Open Culture article.
We always assumed the great ZZ Top song "Tush" was an appreciation of the ladies, an homage to the derriere, written in reverence for the rear. But it turns out "tush" is a Southern expression that means plush,…Read more
Allen Toussaint's recent passing got us thinking about some of the funkiest New Orleans music ever to be laid down by a ....white Englishman. His name was Robert Palmer, and in 1974 he released the classic album "Sneakin' Sally…Read more