Tag Archives: The Good Rats

Every Journey

Every journey starts with a new idea and a first step. Some journeys are better planned than others, but sometimes, it  seemed more important to just get started. At least it did at the time. Since selling our remaining funeral … Continue reading

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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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Friday Afternoon Driving Music

Definitely a song for a Friday afternoon. From the “Rats To Riches” Album. This illustrates the lighter side of what Rolling Stone Magazine (back when it was worth more than the paper it’s printed on) called the “World’s Most Famous … Continue reading

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Soldiers Of The Avenue

Friday afternoon; time to rock. Everyone, well, most everyone knows the movie/play “Grease.” Soldiers of the Avenue is a slightly grittier view of those same times. From “Blue Collar Rats” (The lost archives) I bet Travolta would like this.   … Continue reading

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Year Three As A Grownup Concludes

It has been three years since Peppi Marchello died. I first wrote about it here: My Youth Is Officially Over. Being a kid for 53 years was fun, but I miss my trips to NJ to see Peppi and the … Continue reading

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Let Me

Let me be a little kinder Let me be a little blinder to the faults of those around me, Let me praise a little more. Edgar A. Guest A nice little poem, not to be confused with a song by … Continue reading

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List #2: Live Recordings

The second installment of my favorite music. “Just one man’s opinion, but a good man’s at that”.  (Any “Mounties”  remember who said that?) Tonight I was was supposed to be practicing three new songs for an event we are playing … Continue reading

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