Tag: Obituary

Song Of The Day: Earl Thomas Conley, “Love Don’t Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)

Some words on the career of forgotten country legend Earl Thomas Conley, who passed away yesterday at the age of 77.

Song Of The Day: Shawn Smith

We remember the golden-voiced Shawn Smith by taking a listen to some of the high points from his underrated musical career.

Song Of The Day: The Walker Brothers, “No Regrets”

Some thoughts on the passing of the brilliant Scott Walker.

Song Of The Day: The Prodigy, “Charly”

We remember Keith Flint, the wickedly fun and devilish face of the British band The Prodigy, who was found dead yesterday at the age of 49.

Song Of The Day: Buddy Holly, “Peggy Sue”

We pay tribute to the muse of one of rock’n roll’s earliest hits, Peggy Sue, who passed away yesterday in Lubbock, Texas.

All Of Your Heartbreak Has Been Sung: A Conversation With Richard Swift

We were saddened to learn of the death of Richard Swift. We revisit a conversation held with him in 2007, one that captures his restless spirit and his feelings about the music industry.

Song Of The Day: The Left Banke, “Walk Away Renee”

Remembering drummer George Cameron, who passed away this weekend.

Song Of The Day: Brian Jonestown Massacre, “Remember Me This”

In one of his last excursions, Anthony Bourdain visited the studio of one of our favorite bands, and what better way to pay tribute than to share the song recorded that day.

Song Of The Day: Jonathan Fire*Eater, “The Search For Cherry Red”

We remember Jonathan Fire*Eater’s Stewart Lupton.

Song Of The Day: Glenn Branca, Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)

The story of a 13-year-old autistic redneck experiencing NYC noise rock for the first time.