My Favorite Albums pt. 7 of 10

Today’s album is probably my favorite jazz album of all time. I originally bought this album based on recognizing the name Sarah Vaughn and loving the cover. Having recently “getting” Jazz for the first time via Cookin’ by the Miles Davis Quintet I was hot to get another cool cool jazz record. Much like my […]

My Favorite Albums pt. 6 of 10

Here is day 6 of my favorite albums in no particular order. You can start at the beginning of the list here. Today’s album is the last one ever made by this artist. Glenn Gould caused a sensation when he recorded Bach’s Goldberg Variations in 1955. Gould re-recorded the piece in 1981 and I believe […]

Most Important Albums to me 4 of 10

This is the 4th in a series talking about my top 10 most important albums. You can see the beginning of the series here. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite rock albums of all time. This is the first album by the White Stripes. Plenty has been written about them, both good and bad. […]

Most Important Albums to me pt 3 of 10

This is my third album of my top ten most personally important albums list. You can see the start of the series here. Today I’m highlighting an album that has opened a lot of doors for me. I first heard Ravi Shankar’s The Sounds of India in a music class in college. I recognized the […]

Most Important Albums to me 2 of 10

Continuing a listing of the 10 most important albums in my life in no particular order. See the beginning of the series here. Today’s album is the very first one I ever bought. I was living in the suburbs of Richmond, VA in 79 or 80. I can’t remember if I had saved up my […]

Why Healthcare Can Never Be A Public Good

Should health care be a public good? What does that mean? For most people the idea of a public good is simply something that is a good thing for society. Along those lines it is also assumed that the price of that good, if it is thought about at all, is low and made available […]