“Go Insane” by Lindsey Buckingham (1983)/”Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac (1976)

Poor Lindsey Buckingham. My man officially got sacked by his Fleetwood Mac bandmates just last year, and the parting does not appear to have been amicable. Sounds like the band took Lindsey’s own lyrics to heart; after all, he was the author and vocalist of “Go Your Own Way”, a song that is not only… Read More “Go Insane” by Lindsey Buckingham (1983)/”Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac (1976)

“Give Me The Night” by George Benson (1980)

I’ve been thinking recently about Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson’s oft-repeated assertion that Epic Records wasn’t enthused about the choice of Quincy as producer for Off The Wall, stating that he was “too jazzy”. I can’t verify whether that (or a variation of it) was said or not said, obviously. I wasn’t there, Michael is… Read More “Give Me The Night” by George Benson (1980)

“Free Man In Paris” by Joni Mitchell (1974)

If you do much reading about old school music executives, they all kind of seem like shitty people. Tommy Mottola? Shitty person. Clive Davis? Shitty person. Russell Simmons? Shitty person. Rick Rubin? Was a shitty person and then became “enlightened”. I’m not sure if David Geffen has an autobiography (and also not sure if I’d… Read More “Free Man In Paris” by Joni Mitchell (1974)