David Crosby Is An Old Man

Today is the seventy-first birthday of David Van Cortlandt Crosby. Continue reading


Rock Moustaches, Jazz Edition: “The Breau”

For the final honouree in Audio Reckoning’s salute to Movember, we turn to the world of jazz, and to one of Canada’s most legendary musical figures: Lenny Breau.

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Rock Moustaches: “The Harrison”

One of George Harrison’s personal beliefs was that the material world is impermanent. Continue reading

Rock Moustaches: “The Lemmy”

The 1970s were the Golden Age of Rock Moustaches. From country singers to avant-garde rockers, practically every notable musician sported serious lip fuzz in our hairiest decade to-date. Hard-rock as a genre is well-represented in facial hair history, and none have worn it more badass than Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead.

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Rock Moustaches: “The Cummings”

Although I have never taken part in Movember, I have enormous respect for men who choose to wear the moustache. Whether you are a casual fundraising moustache-grower, or a serious year-rounder, a moustache is a bold statement of masculine power that cannot be denied. To help celebrate this notable facial hairstyle, Audio Reckoning will be presenting a collection of famous rock and roll moustaches.

To start, I am featuring one of Canada’s strongest ambassadors for the hairy upper lip: Mr. Burton Cummings, lead singer of the Guess Who and sweaty piano crooner.

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