Buffalo & WNY Music Festival 1998

All joking aside, if it’s still around, I hope it’s gotten better. (If I remember correctly, marketing for this event was almost non-existent.) The songstress figured prominently is Leah Zicari.

On the Road with OUI73

I can’t remember what year this was exactly, 1997 or 1998. And though the twin towers still stood then, I saw very little of them or any other skyscrapers for that matter. It was a surgical strike: a sparsely-attended gig at CBGB’s, a night on a hotal floor, then back to Buffalo by car. Good times.

The Soundtrack of My Life

Morlocks

In my blissful 70s youth, I have fuzzy recollections of falling asleep to Dr Demento and offbeat hits like “They’re Coming to take Me Away” by Napoleon XIV or “Hocus Pocus” by Focus. The outro/epilogue to the Moody Blues’ “Nights in White Satin” used to scare me with its dramatic orchestral flourishes followed by the mysterious, “Breathe deep the gathering … Read More