Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:58

Rochmon Drops the Needle on Rod Stewart Classic at Caffe Lena Tuesday

Every Picture Tells a Story: Rod Stewart, joined by Ronnie Wood. Every Picture Tells a Story: Rod Stewart, joined by Ronnie Wood.

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Bolstered by now-classic performances of the songs “Maggie May,” “Mandolin Wind,” the album’s title track, and a moving rendition of Tim Hardin’s “Reason to Believe,” Rod Stewart’s 1971 solo album “Every Picture Tells a Story” will receive the Rochmon treatment at Caffe Lena on Tuesday, Nov. 21. 

Rochmon Record Club gathers once a month under the guidance of music savant Chuck Vosganian, who selects one ground-breaking rock or pop album to dig deep and wide in creating an entertaining, illuminating program of anecdotes, biographical, technical information and photos.

Stewart, accompanied by Ronnie Wood, was ascending to the height of his powers with “Every Picture Tells a Story”- an album cranky rock scribe Robert Christgau graded with an A-plus with extra credit for Rod the Mod’s ability of being “tawdry enough to revel in stellar pop-and-flash” while able to “refine the rock sensibility without processing the life out of it.”      

Doors at 6:30 p.m., presentation begins at 7, and a $5 donation is suggested.  Donations go to the restoration funds of Caffe’ Lena and Universal Preservation Hall.  

Read 1675 times

Blotter

  • COURT Dennis Jones, 64, of the town of Saratoga, pleaded to June 29 felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first-degree. The arrest and charges mark “the largest narcotics bust in recent memory,” said Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen.  The charges stemmed from a drug investigation and raid of Jones’ home on Route 32 in Saratoga by the county Sheriff’s Department. Jones was charged with the possession of 1.4 kilos of cocaine and 26 pounds of marijuana. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 24.  Anne E. Cummins, 39, pleaded June 29 to felony DWI, in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled…

Property Transactions

  • TOWN OF BALLSTON  27 Lawmar Lane, $255,955. John Chakurmanian sold property to Josh and Sheila Horning.  219 Westside Dr., $500,000. Nicole Evers sold property to David MacRae, Jr. and Meera Tandon. 16 Jacob St., $235,000. Daniel and Brittany LaDue sold property to Ryan and Mary Travis.  15 Sherman Way, $334,000. Jan and Jennifer Van de Carr sold property to Nancy Langford and Jason Tuczynski.  455 Devils Lane, $150,000. Lynn Deming (as Trustee and Beneficiary), Sally Jenkins (as Beneficiary) and Kenneth Deming (as Beneficiary) sold property to David and Madaline Jenkins. 401 Devils Lane, $75,000. Donald and Michele Rhodes sold property…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association