“All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.”—Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), Letter to his sister, Nov. 14, 1947
“Will Dailey & The Rivals have a new album, and it hits on everything from folk to pop to good ol’ rock & roll.
On December 12, Dailey warmed a Laundromat with his smooth lyrics and guitar drifts. Why a Laundromat you ask? A Boston online music and video blog, Big Old Big One produces original videos of artists performing acoustically in locations that are off the stage like at home, a train station or the beach.”
“…the man who really counts in the world is the doer, not the mere critic-the man who actually does the work, even if roughly and imperfectly, not the man who only talks or writes about how it ought to be done.”—Theodore Roosevelt - 1891
“In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying.”—Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
Will Dailey’s peppy vocal presence gives us a good chance to sit back and listen to a song and say, “Oh hey, a message.” And we don’t feel like we are being preached to or occupied or anything like that, which is important. Dailey isn’t saying he knows what is best for you, me and the entire world. He’s just telling us how it is for him. Dailey lets it all go in “How Good It Feels,” and then shares some of the sunshiney freedom feeling (I think there’s an Old Spice deodorant scent that smells like this song sounds) with the listeners.
Dailey’s ode to freedom stands up straight with its fist in the air, feeling the wind of the strings course through its delicately messy hair and feeling the thunder of the drums stirring its heart and other lower regions. It’s that good. This track’s message sits on the other end of Lennon’s muse in “Imagine” – Dailey comes out on the other end and provides an inspiring…. READ THE REST