• Ick's Pick

    Pete’s Music Charts: January

    Hi. It’s 2012, and I’ve yet to put finger to keyboard to whip up a post on this, my site, my IckMusic. No, music hasn’t taken a back seat to anything. It’s still at the forefront, ever accompanying me on…

  • Acoustic,  Bruce Springsteen

    Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11… all those who lost their lives, and the loved ones affected.God bless them, and God bless America. “I woke up this morningI could barely breatheJust an empty impressionIn the bed where you used to beI want a kiss…

  • Rock

    Titus Andronicus!

    Once in a while, a song comes along, lifts me up by the collar and slams me up against the wall. I had one of those moments with “A More Perfect Union”, the opener on the The Monitor, the latest…

  • Laid Back

    Nap Time with Nils

    I’m lucky enough to work from home. Usually when my “lunch hour” rolls around, I’ll throw on the running shoes and jog a few miles around the ‘hood. This arrangement has been surprisingly good for my health. Breaking up the…

  • Rock

    Señorita, Come Sit By My Fire…

    Watching Bruce sing “Rosalita” tonight on Palladia‘s airing of Hard Rock Calling 2009 prompted me to track down this video ASAP and post on the blog. If you know anything about the Boss, you know that this 1978 version of…

  • Video

    Growin’ Up

    A fellow Boss fan sent me a link to this video earlier today. It’s a 23 year old Bruce Springsteen performing “Growin’ Up” at Max’s Kansas City in New York City. The year was 1972 – Bruce’s first album wasn’t…