School of rock

 by Peter Spence in Legends, Music Directions 1 Comment

Fair play to Patrick Pipino, the father who wrote to his daughter’s school explaining that she had been late in because she had been watching a three-and-a-half-hour Springsteen show the night before.

Peter SpenceSchool of rock

Not legendary, but mythical

 by Peter Spence in Legends, News Leave a Comment

Its targets are famous ones. No cult figures or untold stories here: Johnny Cash, the Beach Boys, the Doors, Ray Charles, punk rock – and the Beatles. Yet it is only in that last sequence, set in the band’s Rishikesh retreat, that the joke is likely to be obvious to anyone not a music obsessive.

Peter SpenceNot legendary, but mythical
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