Letters From Hamburg: Sophomore Studies

by Kevin Burton    Well here it is, go day for me, a musical milestone of sorts, at least I hope.     This is the day I get into a local studio for an assessment of sixteen of my original songs. Publishing this post is one of the final things I will do before heading …

Taking The Last Train To Hamburg

by Kevin Burton    Well this is it, me climbing on board.    In my Beatles discussion yesterday I made reference to the band’s time in Hamburg, Germany where they played marathon sets and honed their craft (“Beatles Are Template For All That Followed,” March 12).    So this is me making a last-ditch effort …

Schoolhouse Rock Captured Hearts, Minds

by Kevin Burton    Some of the best and best-loved American music was aired just one day a week.     I doubt the friend who presented me with the album challenge had this in mind. But I do own the album “The Best of Schoolhouse Rock,” and that’s where I am going for my 14th …