Allison and Her Music #3 (Warren Zevon)

Allison and Her Music #3 (Warren Zevon)

My father’s top bands of all time are: tie for first, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones; third, Warren Zevon; fourth, Steely Dan; and tied for fifth, Jimmy Buffet and Zed Zeppelin.  These six bands defined much of my childhood of washing dishes or doing yard work.  These six bands were played on road trips […]

 

Allison and Her Music #2 (She was an insatiable black hole)

Allison and Her Music #2 (She was an insatiable black hole)

As a screw you to their alma mater, Western Illinois University, the original members (clad in black pants, black shirts and black nail polish) figured Stabbing Westward was the most violent name that could pay homage to the one horse town that didn’t understand their feelings.  In 1993 they relocated to Chicago and released several […]