David Peel

RIP David Peel, Godfather King of Weed Punk Music

Last week, David Peel, the irrepressible and quintessential street musician, died in New York after a heart attack. He was 74. David Peel was famous — at least in certain street, musical, and marijuana circles (pass to the left in his honor) — chiefly as the composer and performer of the doggerel ditty I Like […]

Remembering John Lennon

Today would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. Yoko herself is almost 80. You’re not supposed to like Yoko if you were a Beatles fan at all, but hell…John loved her. And he’s the one who wrote “All You Need Is Love“. The truth is the Beatles were already breaking up before Yoko showed up. […]