John Hiatt has today’s almost forgotten track
Everybody knows John Hiatt…even those that can’t place him…his songs have probably been recorded by some of your favourites, and he was, once, in a short lived supergroup with Lowe, Cooder and Keltner that shoulda figured out a way to keep working together, but his solo career is continuing to do just fine, minus hit singles, of course…chose this one out of thin air, but it could have been two dozen others…
Greg Simpson firmly believes his career in the music industry officially began on March 14, 1965 when a band gave him ten dollars as commission for helping them find a gig. He hasn’t looked back since then and looks forward to celebrating his fiftieth in 2015 with an enormous party paid for by the hundreds of dollars he’s made since then.
His career has covered all aspects from radio for many years, and including working for record labels, artists and, since 1992, Canadian Music Week where he programs the radio stream and manages all conference streams and events in real time annually. He also attends half a dozen conferences a year doing research for CMW and is generally accepted as a knowledgeable cat with a few stories to tell. At the root of it all, though, is his undying love for music and musicians.
Greg Simpson is the author of ‘Today’s Almost Forgotten Track’
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