“Be My Baby” Has Had A Huge Influence

by Kevin Burton    The story of a stunned Brian Wilson pulling over to the side of the road makes me smile every time.    Wilson is the driving force behind the Beach Boys. He was stopped in his and his car’s tracks, by the sheer brilliance of something coming from the radio that he …

The Hall Call That Pete Rose Never Got

by Kevin Burton    An open letter to a “friend” of sorts, Pete Rose. Dear Pete,    In my house I always had to defend you.    My father didn’t respect you, said you got all your hits with two outs and nobody on and hit into double plays with men on.     I never …

“Songs In The Attic” Closes Another Show

by Kevin Burton    Do you have certain albums you play to set certain moods?    Like a baseball manager has a closer, there is one album I go to when one era of life is ending and another beginning.    I moved a lot in my 20s and I listened to Billy Joel a …