Roots Report

The Roots Report: Telling Tales
June 14, 2017 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Telling Tales

Okee dokee folks… “Shut up and sing the song!” That is what my friend, the late singer-songwriter Jack Hardy, used ...

Roots Report: Have I Mentioned I Hate Summer?
May 31, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Have I Mentioned I Hate Summer?

Okee dokee folks … Every year about this time I like to voice my general disdain for the upcoming summer ...

Roots Report: Concert Alternatives to Boston Traffic and Parking
May 3, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Concert Alternatives to Boston Traffic and Parking

Don’t forget New London Okee dokee folks… A couple of months ago I found out Kris Kristofferson was coming to ...

Roots Report: Cable Access, Graham Parker, Garry Tallent
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Cable Access, Graham Parker, Garry Tallent

Cable access shows Okee dokee folks… When I first started this column, somewhere I wrote, “Love is fleeting but cable ...

Garry Tallent: full interview
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Garry Tallent: full interview

See the April 19 Roots Report for details on Garry Tallent’s appearance on Thursday, May 4, at the Narrows Center ...

Olivia Newton John Interview
April 5, 2017 No Commentby

Olivia Newton John Interview

Okee dokee folks… I spoke with Olivia Newton John today. This was a thrill for me as I was a ...

Roots Report: Groping Through the Dark
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Groping Through the Dark

Okee dokee folks… Spring is springing … sort of. Officially spring is about a week away, but I think Mother ...

Roots Report: Milk and bread, baby!
February 15, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Milk and bread, baby!

Okee dokee folks…We had a blizzard. Wasn’t that fun? This latest storm was like the Super Bowl for the local ...

Roots Report: Are These the Dark Ages?
February 1, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Are These the Dark Ages?

Okee dokee folks… Welcome back to the Dark Ages. Here is a brief synopsis of what went on then: economic ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Lewis Black
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

The Roots Report: An Interview with Lewis Black

Okee dokee folks… I had the chance to talk with comedian Lewis Black the other day. Here is our conversation. Special ...