Give Tom Lehrer Some Credit

In the horrible new movie, “Annette,” Adam Driver’s standup comedian quotes Tom Lehrer’s “National Brotherhood Week” — without giving Lehrer any credit. So, let’s watch the man who created it perform it.

TV Review: “McCartney 3,2,1”

My review of the Hulu documentary “McCartney 3,2,1,” in which the music legend tells stories I’ve never heard about some Beatles, Wings, and solo songs, with special insight into his talents as a bass player.

TV Review: “Genius: Aretha”

Here’s my review of the Aretha Franklin bio-series that aired this week on NatGeo (and is streaming on Hulu), bolstered by a great performance by Cynthia Erivo that couldn’t cover up the flaws in the production.

POTD: The Best

Here’s a piece of classic rock history I was unaware of until recently. It’s about what may have been the shortest-lived supergroup ever: The Best. Members included Joe Walsh, John Entwistle, Keith Emerson, and Jeff “Skunk” Baxter.

Chick Corea

I’m saddened to hear of the death of jazz fusion legend Chick Corea at the age of 79. Here’s the story of when I was first introduced to his music (and the other artists who followed in his footsteps).

POTD: Tim Minchin

For the Picture Of The Day, I offer you a Tim Minchin twofer — a song from his new album, plus a classic from his 2011 Royal Albert Hall concert (which is now streaming on Prime Video).

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