Applying Abbot and Costello’s famous “Who’s on First” routine to music

First, a complaint: Toronto newspapers have the worst selection of comic strips in all of North America. Horrible. Abysmal. The Star used to carry the brilliant Pearls Before Swine, but dropped it, inexplicably continuing to run Dagwood (whose creator is dead) along with Hi & Lois (ditto).

Therefore, I’d like to thank Tom for forwarding this weekend strip that I’d missed. (Tom is from Winnipeg where the Free Press has an outstanding selection of comic strips.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Applying Abbot and Costello’s famous “Who’s on First” routine to music

  • October 22, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Dave Mason was the guitarist for Traffic. Winwood played keyboards. I’ll show myself out….


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