1966 – The Year Everything Changed

  Oh 1966…. fifty years ago this year, that year of incipient hopey-ness and changey-ness. But not too much hopey-ness and changey-ness. Yet. If anything, it was a year of transitioning uncertainly between two extremes: conformity and rebellion.  To my mind, there’s no better illustration of this musically than the fact that the uber-patriotic, pre-body […]

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A New Rock History Project…

Riding the train to work one morning recently in the mid-April sun.  Down by the water, heading west between Port Moody and Vancouver.  Listening to “The Fool On The Hill”, one of my favourite Beatles songs. Heading upstairs from the platform at my destination, a lone coyote crossed the tracks down below. Wow. Look at […]

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