I have waited patiently for Vinyl to start showing on HBO. I mean Scorsese and Mick Jagger, together – wow! The billboards advertising it said “He didn’t see the future, he heard it.” So, it’s been on for a while now – it gets good reviews – but, where is that new music. Not sure how this can happen. If they are supposed to make some kind of new music – even if it is supposed to be new to the 1970’s or something, where is it? Sad to watch a series with so much potential go down the drain. I mean Scorsese is a great director. He didn’t need Mick to come up with these stories, he could have gotten anyone. Mick. however could have come up with some great new music. I wish I could have these old farts read my stuff and listen to some of my music. I could keep the story going while infusing some kind of musical innovation. Oh, I didn’t mean to come across like that. Pick anyone else who is interested in the more musical side of things.
As a last word, I need to say that I am pretty much as old as those two, but I haven’t yet become ossified. Bottom line: if you expect some kind of mob related Scorsese kind of show: keep on watching, you’ll get all of that. On the other hand, if you expected this show to be more musically exciting, don’t waste your time. All I can say at this point is that I have wasted nine hours of my time waiting for a worthwhile musical moment and I do not intend to spend a minute more. So long Vinyl, I hope they snip the rest of your episodes soon, so that I will not be tempted to watch any new ones (LOL – NFW.)