At Last I Am Born: A Morrissey Birthday Celebration

I have some new public events to announce. All are somewhat unique or out of the ordinary. The first to tell you about takes place on Wednesday May 22, which...
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These Things Take Time: May 1983 Smiths rehearsal tape unveiled

In the last few days, a rehearsal tape by The Smiths dating back to May 1983 has been unearthed [back story here], and promptly uploaded to YouTube. The eight-song cassette...
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The Hip-Hugger: Booker T. Jones in Woodstock

Last year, for our annual concert by The Catskill 45s, I figured it was time for me to finally lead a song on the Hammond B3, given that we are...
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R.E.M. Perfect Circle: An excerpt

Perfect Circle, the final update of my long-standing R.E.M. biography, is officially published in the UK today. Read more about it in a post I uploaded a couple of weeks...
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Tony Fletcher’s All Hopped Up (and Ready To Go)

On Wednesday February 27, I launched a monthly radio show, Tony Fletcher’s All Hopped Up (and Ready To Go) on WGXC, “hands-on radio” for NY’s Columbia and Greene Counties at...
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Sonoma Winter WINEland 6: RIdge

(Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4  Part 5) It wasn’t our first destination, but RIDGE LYTTON SPRINGS was always the number one stop on my Northern Sonoma Winter...
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Sonoma Winter WINEland 5: Martin Ray

(Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4) At MARTIN RAY WINERY, located in the heart of the Russian River Valley, we were greeted with an enticing Martin Ray 2011...
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Sonoma Winter WINEland 4: Mueller

(Part 1   Part 2   Part 3) Our only stop on the Northern Sonoma Winter WINEland to pour exclusively from the Russian River Valley was MUELLER, established twenty years...
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