"It also occurred to me after writing the above that Love may not be in the lyrics, but there had to have been love between the musicians to produce that sound. In other words the love can be felt even if it's not spoken."
"I'll risk sounding condescending by saying that I guess I knew all of those lessons before I heard Bollocks.
And to Roy I'd say that many people took that Freedom and just used it to wear leather jackets and continue to say Fuck You…"
"So how does a giant Fuck You change your brain for the better? I'm not trying to dog you, I'm interested in understanding what you mean.
I think if you're the right age when you hear it, wiping the slate clean can seem…"
"No, but I'd say that too about Exile or Electric Ladyland or Blonde on Blonde or any number of landmark records. And if one of your arguments is about influence, I would argue that any of those three records offered more for others to…"
"I'm going to stick with my standard answer -- it's a tie between Exile on Main St and Electric Ladyland. This doesn't diminish my love for Bollocks in any way, but I've got to say I'm always suspicious of arguments…"
"Lullaby for the Working Class
Spare, mellow, almost ambient alt-country band from the late 90s.
I'm almost embarrassed that I'm only discovering them now.
Some loose personnel associations with Bright Eyes.
Boogaloo Omnibus & Girlsoul have lost all their sense & invited me to blast a special birthday set of old 45s with them! With Josh Styles, an innocent bystander, on the bill, too! They call it Discophonic Walk & it’s Friday, May 24, 11PM-4AM @ The Commodore, 366 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211. FREE!See More
"It's truly incredible, how his attitude seems to have changed. He PERFORMED with the remaining Monkees, something I swear he said he would never do again after the '80s. It is baffling. As for the meeting, he was so gracious and answered…"
"Harry, I was moved to buy that song based upon your post. And Anna, it is WAY cool to meet Mr. Nesmith. In all of my readings, he was very reclusive and didn't make public appearances...and damn sure didn't reaffirm his former…"
"......hey Eddie....I hope we don't crash cuz (Stan breaks into song...) "I Wanna Go Back!"......you know what I mean pal....I need the plane to "Take Me Home Tonight!" (rim shot.....tip your bartenders..)"