30 minutes of musical history.
Source: The Story Behind Alice Cooper’s First Hit, ‘Eighteen’ – WSJ “The last line of my lyric to “Eighteen” was supposed to be “I’m 18 and I hate it.” But as I neared the end of my vocal in the studio, I decided to flip it to “I’m 18 and I like it.” I wantedContinue Reading
NICK Lowe once penned a song called When I Write The Book. Thirty-odd years later, we’re still waiting. Elvis Costello may have recently… Source: Nick Lowe: An elegant elder statesman of rock (From HeraldScotland) His energies are required elsewhere. Fatherhood, rather late in the day, and a settled second marriage have played havoc with hisContinue Reading
“this is spooky, wonderful, amazing, > empowering! so many of us are asleep, all it takes to WAKE UP is to remember the truth of who we are. Energetic pieces of the same mysterious infinite ocean of love. Reminding others who we are, helps us remind ourselves! Thank you for such a powerful reminder.”
Source: Where the streets have no statues: why do the Irish hate U2? | Music | The Guardian “In other words, the nation’s dislike of U2 is classic Irish begrudgery – the phenomenon that Irish people are predisposed to feel envy and resentment towards those who achieve a certain level of success. Harry Browne, authorContinue Reading
The Beatles/John Lennon UNRELEASED track – What about Brian Epstein? I don’t know where all these Beatles relics are coming from but they’re great. This song is especially interesting.
Source: ‘I joined a cult for 4 years and lost $1m. But maybe, in the end, I won.’ – Music Business Worldwide ‘I joined a cult for 4 years and lost $1m. But maybe, in the end, I won.’ –Desmond Child WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BREAK AS A SONGWRITER OR PERFORMER? When I was atContinue Reading
I had a friend who met Iggy once and the description sounds very similar to Rollins description off the video. Iggy sounds like a man-cactus: all thorny outside with a squishy centre. I’m not sure if anyone really wants to meet Iggy; they just have this idea that if they could meet him some ofContinue Reading
source: http://www.laweekly.com/music/henry-rollins-americas-real-safety-net-is-drugs-alcohol-cheap-food-and-free-porn-8392156 Since the inception of America, as much concept as actual thing, the poor have been despised by the rich. It is an adversarial relationship that has not relented from then to this moment. This antagonism and the agony it engenders is not only our collective story but informs much of our behavior now. NoContinue Reading
Lyrics: Holly came from Miami, F.L.A. Hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A. Plucked her eyebrows on the way Shaved her legs and then he was a she She says, ‘Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side’ He said, ‘Hey honey, take a walk on the wild side’ Candy came from out on theContinue Reading