Along with his uncorrupted face and pubescent tenor, that kind of zeal over starry peripherals would put him at around 19
What inspires us? "Is there anybody going to listen to my story?" sang Joe Jackson when he visited Chicago this past month.
Like most people, I first heard Joe Jackson via the single "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" It's a deceptively simple, perfect little new wave pop nugget that belied Jackson's sophisticated harmonic sensibility. Like Elvis Costello, the first impression Joe Jackson made barely hinted at the depth and complexity he had hiding behind his angry young man stance.
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The best work any artist can muster is the kind that comes from a place where career is never the driving force, age is just a number and one's relevance means little, except to himself. And though Crenshaw is apt to file away the chapter of his earlier life of a rock and roller, it's possible that many exciting chapters lay ahead.
Joe stops him. "You got mine already, and you'll get it again when she comes," he says. "I've fallen in love with your daughter
It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.
"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.
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"I managed to pull it off, but there are thousands of other people that haven't, and that's the tragedy. You try to follow a dream and it gradually pales and then you wake up and the rent is due and you don't have the funds to pay it."
The PED issue, which has now dogged baseball for well over a decade, has been exacerbated by an appalling lack of courage on the part of nearly everybody involved. Cowardly denials, insincere apologies, failing to take responsibility and efforts to scapegoat individuals.