Ten You May Have Missed In 2014

January 4, 2015 1

When not deep down in the basement with Dylan’s 11th Bootleg Series, or in the studio as Mike Nesmith bravely barks orders at the Wrecking Crew on that Super Deluxe version of the first Monkees […]

Gary’s Endless Winter

December 8, 2014 2

Your humble Pop Digger, mouse in hand and mistle firmly under toe, scoured this whole virtual world in order to ask that musical question… “ WHY WOULD YOU RATHER BE LISTENING TO THE BEACH BOYS […]

Hold On! It’s Herman’s Birthday!!

November 3, 2014 0

In the utterly go-go, trans-media flurry which was mid-Sixties pop(ular culture), every television star worth their Nielsens was expected to not only chase spies and rope steers, but compete with those rock ‘n’ rollers of […]

The Beatles – Fifty Fab Fibs

February 5, 2014 0

Even though you may not have been around – as in perhaps not even born yet – you’ll have no doubt heard all over the place and elsewhere lately that it’s been, yes, 2,608 weeks […]

Ten You May Have Missed In 2013

January 5, 2014 0

If we could all just tear ourselves away momentarily from the Zimmer Man’s Another Self Portrait, may I suggest an immediate tip of both ears towards (and in absolutely NO order other than the alphabetical, […]

John Lennon [1940-1980]

December 2, 2013 0

As we arrive at the thirty-third (!!!) anniversary of the Chief Beatle’s death, I found myself reaching far back indeed within the Pig Archives to exhume one of my very first-ever articles on the subject. […]

Paul Williams – Still Alive !!

November 9, 2013 0

Paul Williams ? STILL Alive !! I first became aware of the man in 1970, as composer of what to this very day remains my absolute favorite Three Dog Night tune, Out In The Country. […]

Ten You May Have Missed In 2008

September 19, 2013 0

It surely was one of those years, wasn’t it? And I may not just be speaking musically either. For example, two blasts from the distant past (Simply Saucer and, yes, Percy “Thrills” Thrillington) resurfaced after […]

Ten You May Have Missed In 2007

August 13, 2013 0

Once again, I lived the year with ears wide open, forever scouting far under the socio-musical radar for sounds that may just have passed you by over the past twelve months and counting. So here […]

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