No, that’s not a typo just a play on words… I was on one of my little Twitter rants yesterday and I posted the above vid from Neil Young. The message in his song was true then and I still believe it’s true now.

Of course celebrities have always been and will always be endorsers of products but this music mess has really and truly gotten out of hand. So here’s a thought: Why don’t musicians focus on creating great music that will sell and stop worrying about trying to sell me a car that has great gas mileage or a phone or heck even some crispy chicken. When it’s all said and done you can’t drive but one car at a time, live in one house at a time or wear one pair of pants at at time (well except for) oh you know what I mean 🙂

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.