I’ve known Glenn Boothe for a long time.  He was music director at WXYC when I started my college radio promo job at Twin/Tone in Minneapolis and we all know that was a bajillion years ago.  Glenn and I used to hang out at music conventions and were asked on many occasions if we were brother and sister.  Never mind that his last name has an “e” and my maiden name does not.  After a while, we got sick of it, and started telling people that we were…

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I’m doing the happy dance over today’s installment of RNRHS, featuring honest-to-goodness American music legend, Peter Case.  Many children of the ’80s, myself included, love his band, The Plimsouls, and associate them with a very memorable time in our lives.  ”A Million Miles Away” is the touchstone, nostalgia wrapped up in an endlessly listenable package.  Hell, the title for my book comes from the lyrics.  The thing is though, The Plimsouls were only the tip of the proverbial iceberg and Case’s solo career has proven to be most…

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