If you haven’t checked out Last Plane to Jakarta yet, it’s time do so now. It features some of the best music writing I’ve read since I was first cc’d on a note by Johnny Loftus. There’s a particularly great explication of a song by Chuck Berry on there right now. I love it when people go off the deep end over something they love. To me, that’s what it’s all about.
At the end of the article, the author dismisses his revelation like this:
…this isn’t exactly news. It’s nothing you’d want to admit to not knowing if you didn’t already. But every so often some song from the distant pass puts the fire of God on you and you gotta preach. I thank you for indulging me.
Preach on brother, preach on. We’ll stay tuned and continue to indulge you.
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The Chuck Berry piece is brilliant. Thanks for the tip, Jake.
If you like the Chuck Berry piece, you’re going to love his stuff about metal bands. I think you migt have found a kindred spirit, Sab…