Tag: Traveling Wilburys

  • 1988 Pazz & Jop: Dancing on a Logjam

    When last we sat down for a serious chat, it was the end of the world as we knew it, and I felt fine. The Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll, conceived as a goof and evolved willy-nilly into a barometer, was plainly in a jam — a “logjam.” On the album chart, which dated back […]

  • Young@Heart

    When Bob Cilman and residents of a Massachusetts housing project formed Young@Heart in 1982, the chorus’s material tended toward such age-appropriate fare as “Yes, We Have No Bananas.” They soon discovered that it was a lot more interesting to transform “youth” music into ironic, plangent, and sometimes even optimistic commentary on aging. The group, which […]