Tag Archives: Peppi Marchello

It’s Been 4 Years. Seems Like Yesterday

Four years ago today, Peppi Marchello died. I first mentioned it here:  My Youth is Officially Over. He was one of a kind, for sure.     Cherry River, from the Birth Comes To Us All  Album.   Live at … Continue reading

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Backs Against The Wall

There are lots of new readers to the blog  and it’s been a while since I posted a song by what Rolling Stone Magazine called  “the most famous unknown band”, The Good Rats. The Rats were “The Band” of the … Continue reading

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Conflicts

conflict NOUN [ ˈkänˌflikt ] a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one: synonyms: dispute · quarrel · squabble · disagreement · dissension · More VERB [ kənˈflikt, ˈkänˌflikt ] be incompatible or at variance; clash: synonyms: clash · … Continue reading

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That Ain’t Right

A bluesy tune from Blue Collar Rats,  the last CD produced before the death of The Good Rats co-founder/frontman, Peppi Marchello. While visiting my parents in NJ for several days, I am learning lessons about growing older that I hoped … Continue reading

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Ain’t It Great.

Many years ago, Saturday night was The Good Rats night…find out where they were playing and go there, which usually meant driving 1-2 hours to get there. (This was long before the Internet and e-mail. There was a call-in answering … Continue reading

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One Year As An Adult

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the death of someone I had known for many years. The day after he died, I wrote the following: My Youth is Officially Over That seemed a little strange as I was fifty-three … Continue reading

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A Warmness That’s Turned Into Cold

A pretty and philosophical song by the late Peppi Marchello and The Good Rats A song about a man on a fish…. From the album “Birth Comes To Us All” – 1979 Ask me whatever yes is and knows I’m … Continue reading

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