Essays and rock & roll. Looking and listening. Nostalgia versus skepticism. Sound and sense.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Sound gets in and stays
The other day in the gym locker room I found myself humming “It Won’t Be Long,” the first cut from the Beatles’ With The Beatles album. Ten or so minutes later, having been distracted by idle talk, the TV in the locker room, my phone, I noticed that I’d kept singing the album to myself in sequence without being aware of it. I was on the third song now. Perfectly timed.