My newest column for Popdose.com is titled, “Dr. FlÃ¼gel, or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Chuck Mangione.” Here’s the first paragraph:
The first album I ever bought with my own money (earned, I think, by babysitting for one of the neighborhood kids) was a two-cassette version of Chuck Mangioneâ€™s 1978 concert recording An Evening Of Magic: Live At The Hollywood Bowl. This album, if youâ€™ll forgive my salty language, kicks ass.
You can read the rest at Popdose.com.