Starland Vocal Band

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    Why the Grammys Don't Matter

    About this time five years ago, I was driving around with the radio tuned to a classic rock station when whatever super-computer Clear Channel uses to program its stations decided it was time for "Heart of Gold." "That was Neil Young," the DJ bantered afterwards. "Congrats to him for winning his fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Broadway Musicals I Never Want To See

    And yet I can smell them coming... Bluesies: A scaled-down version of Newsies starring the Blue Man Group, this show won't have any singing (the guys never make a sound) and zero dancing (they're always carrying large, cumbersome tubes), but oh, those facial expressions!

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    What Are Your Favorite One-Hit Wonder Hits?

    You know, the smash songs from performers that quickly fell through the trap door into oblivion. Here are mine: "Afternoon Delight" by Starland Vocal Band. A sweet litle ditty about midday shtupping. So bad it's good. "Toy Soldiers" by Martika. I love anyone with one name, except Bono. And someone ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 1998

    The Ubiquitous Candidate

    In the final days of the primary, Chuck Schumer is everywhere