Fully a third of recorded music between 1948 and 1956 was about how much the guys making the music enjoyed making the music, and the remainder was about what they did with the remainder of their days—drinks they drank, food they ate, girls they pestered and punctured, sort of a schedule for life at its liveliest ideal, and what lively days those were. Richard Meltzer would say: "There was once something rare, precious and beautiful about the utterances of rock & roll people," and isn't there some finality in that sentence? Makes you... More >>>