As I sat at B.B. King's Blues Club and Grill in New York Monday evening watching Nils Lofgren do a stunning 90-minute solo show, I was hurtled 40 years back in time, when writing about rock'n'roll was as much a passion for me as writing about movies.
Hedge fund managers Nick Morris and Dan Gluck began obsessively investigating chia, reading whatever research they could find on its nutritional properties. They discovered that chia is an "off-the-charts superfood."
The Beatles, with their combination of nostalgia for '50s pop rock n roll and rockabilly, love of early '60s soul and girl groups as well as classic tin pan alley "tunesmithing," provided the pre-pubescent AM radio nursery rhymes for my exact generation.
The cover photo of Born to Run -- Springsteen grinning and leaning on Clemons' broad shoulder -- meets the standard for iconic rock n' roll images. And its status is rooted in the beautiful story that picture tells.