Friday, October 3, 2014
My Back Pages
it clocks in at #33. I'd swear it was in the forties just last year so maybe it has "a bullet" as we used to say, referring to the Billboard charts. The criteria seems to be that you thought an album kind of sucked and it went on to sell millions or even be considered a "classic." Which still doesn't mean it didn't kind of suck. P.S. They spelled my name wrong in the original byline! I did get my $15, however.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch