Last book: Cadillac Men by Rebecca Schumejda.
Anyway, has anyone else read it already?
Just finished Joseph Conrad (1899) Heart of Darkness. What a bleak masterpiece [...]
Wow, that's quite the culture shock: Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Weber, Beethoven, Brahms, and oh yeah, Schoenberg, Berg and Webern. Rather Like a Lawrence Welk show featuring Myron Floren, Librace, and Sun Ra and His Myth Science Arkestra.great live stuff -
I had a girlfriend in the late '80s who was into reggae and got me into the genre (we had a very good club in New London, CT; the El and Gee Club (or was it L&G, I dunno) which brought in some good acts). I asked her about which Marley I should listen to and she said something to the effect of - listen to any and all Marley, but if you want to really understand reggae, listen to Tosh. She wasn't wrong.Tosh was an uncompromising motherfucker, which made him a polarizing figure (Jamaican police tried to beat him to death for his outspokenness, but he survived) and limited his chances of "success" in the music business.