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Ok, I learned this at a bar, and once you hear this you'll understand why no women gravitated to our little group of publishing wonks. We were talking about...drumroll...check digits! Yes, the ISBN check digit. Ok, we did discuss other things, but this is what has stuck with me and the young sprout who clued me into how it's calculated pointed me in the direction of Wikipediaand the full story of isbn's. I am giddy with knowledge this AM.
The guys at XM respond to emails, which is great. Just emailed about a song that had just played. Here is Jerry Rubino's response: The Pretenders cover was Robin Danar teaming up with Paul Buchanan of The Blue Nile, on Robin's album Altered States.Pretty interesting collection of collaborations & covers.