[Video] Czesław Niemen – Bema Pamięci Rapsod Żałobny

Czesław Niemen was quite an interesting character. He wrote a song Marlene Dietrich would cover, as well as one of the greatest protest songs in the history of Polish rock (“Dziwny jest ten świat” [Strange Is This World]). This particular piece almost counts as something resting between liturgical music and something akin to Queen, with […]

[Video] Colosseum – The Valentyne Suite

During a good part of the 1990s, I had the pleasure of working at one of the best record stores in America (I mean that literally – maybe two or three were greater, and that’s it). Aron’s Records was, for me, a finishing school for musical knowledge, a place where I was able to really […]