Part II.I of a discussion of Dave Weigel’s new book The Show That Never Ends, a history of Progressive Rock, which is getting all sorts of discussion on social media. A follow up where JCH actually reads a book (shock). Moody Blues. Definitions. What makes for a real Indian? Even more Fripp.
Roger CortonYou finally read it (laughs)?
JCHI did. So a couple of quick things I got WRONG and then off to the weenie roasts.
RCYou? Using the ‘W’ word?
JCHWell that’s what happens when you review a book you haven’t actually read! (laughs).
JCHI didn’t realize how much the thing reads like a history. Fact. Fact. Fact. Fact. Far less of an analysis then I expected.
RCI know. The way you were gassing on.
JCHWell in my defense all those reviews, the guy is giving all these long expositions