You know, I’ve watched this a dozen times and I didn’t even notice Jason Isbell in the background. (It’s OK, Jason … I have something in my eye, too.)
And, might I add, my personal hero The Real Don Steele …
Much of the hype around Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood has been around the director’s ability to accurately build a specific time and place, in this case 1969 Los Angeles. A huge part of that was how Tarantino deftly used radio as a device to transport us, specifically with one of the most popular L.A. radio stations of the time: KHJ, or Boss Radio .
“you’re the only one doing anything fucking interesting nowadays”
Right here, right now … happy birthday
July 31, 1980 ~ Alan Cranston is running for the Senate and calls on The Eagles to help. They oblige and hold a fundraising concert in Long Beach, California to support Cranston. The Eagles had been fuming for while with Don Felder and Glenn Frey cussin’ and feuding through the whole show – Frey caught on mike saying “only a few more songs before I kick your fuckin’ ass.
It turned out to be the last concert for The Eagles until their infamous “Hell Freezes Over” tour 14 years later – the name taken from Henley’s exclamation after that Long Beach show when asked by a reporter when we’d see the next live Eagles concert: “It’ll happen when hell freezes over.”