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The secret rules of engaging with The Tragically Hip

I don’t remember any of the comedy bits from “Saturday Night Live” on March 25, 1995. But I recall Dan Aykroyd introducing that night’s musical guest, fellow Canadians The Tragically Hip. For most Americans watching, it was our first exposure

Signs of the times: a peek inside my autograph collection

“Neil Young is in the bathroom,” my friend and work colleague Peter Krouse announced to me. It was an evening in the mid-1990s, and we were at a table at the Roosevelt Tavern in York. Pete and I were business

These are on the house: 6 new song titles on tap

Sometimes in my younger years I drank too much beer. They were the best of times, they were the worst of times, oftentimes in the same evening. I retired from that game years ago. It’s a great stress relief to