When Music Set Us Free

Yesterday, today, and maybe tomorrow

Photo by Patrick Bald on Unsplash

I saw my first rock concert when I was thirteen. I treated my friends Rickey Abbott and Russell Aldridge to the Three Dog Night concert at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium, formerly the Municipal Auditorium. Albert Boutwell had been the mayor of Birmingham during the 1960s. He was no “Bull” Connor, certainly, though he hardly understood what the political term…

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.