Video break: Carlin-Guralnick-Wald:The Music Writers’ Summit at Vanderbilt University

vanderbilt-posterOne of the great experiences of the year for PAC, and here it is captured on video: The full 90-minute discussion on Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, with the great Elvis biographer Peter Guralnick, Dylan biographer Elijah Wald and hotshot history professor Jefferson Cowie.


I just joined the NAACP

This is something you can do to make a difference. Even in the shadow of a KKK-endorsed POTUS and an administration full of unreconstructed, even proud, bigots, we can carry on the fight for equality and freedom like never before. The NAACP has been around for more than a century, and when they call themselves the oldest and boldest equality fighters out there, take them at their word. I joined and donated to the NAACP last night, and will be in touch with the local leaders ASAP.

Do something. And here’s where you can find contact info for your local chapters


Seattle HOMEWARD BOUND appearance now online

Shot on Friday, November 4 at the University Bookstore in Seattle, Wa., with lots of talk about HOMEWARD BOUND: THE LIFE OF PAUL SIMON and the music, bickering, beauty and political firestorms that surrounded it.


Homeward Bound
The Life of Paul Simon

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