Why all the classical jazz? Sting. Pete Townshend. Keith Emerson. What do prog guys do when they grow up?
Roger CortonSpeaking as a fan, one of the most common questions that gets tossed around is “Why is JC always (to use your expression) banging on about classical this and classical that?
JCHIt’s a fair question. I think about that whenever I see any news of a progressive rock ‘elder statesman’. And I always come back to this Lenny Bruce bit where he’s this old Irish priest who says, “Aye lad, there are two roads ye can go down. The good rrrroad and… the baaaaad rrrroad.”
RCOK, what’s ‘the good road’?
JCHNo, man. Yer talking to “Mr. Negative” here. Ask me what the bad road is first.
RCFine. What’s the bad road?
JCHThe bad road is to keep doing the same shit until yer seventy years old and playing at the WampumVille Casino. Even if it was once ‘classic’, after a […]