“How Long” Had It?
We were on the road a few weeks ago, listening to one of the soft-rock stations on Sirius — The Bridge, or maybe Yacht Rock, compromise listening for Jeanne and I — when “How Long” came on. The hit by the British band Ace is one of those pleasant, anodyne mid-70s FM standards: a nice hook, a good groove, etc. So non-threatening, that I’d never really listened to the lyrics before. But more about that later. The thought that came to me when the song started, as it usually does