Sitting on a cornflake … 

 

… waiting for the van to come.

The Beatles mix “I Am The Walrus” at Abby Road ~ September 29, 1969 …

London rock pub The Crobar is closing its doors

Legendary London rock pub The Crobar becomes latest victim of coronavirus-related economic downturn

Source: London rock pub The Crobar is closing its doors | Louder

On the upside, my 7-year-old daughter pointed out to me that all I have to do is open a new Crobar, so that’s what I’m going to do. I aim to open a new Crobar with both a bar and a live music venue. It will require crowd funding, and I suspect it will be a year or so before opening will be viable, but fuck the greedy insurance companies, fuck the greedy short- sighted landlords and fuck our brainless government… we will be back! Long live Rock n’ Roll.”

Crobar owner Richard Thomas
Machine Head and friends enjoy a quiet night at The Crobar, August 2009 (Image credit: Michael Burkert)

The Concert in Central Park 

Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in Central Park on September 19, 1981. Simon has said he didn’t appreciate the magnitude of the event until later when he went home, saw it covered on all media and on the front pages of newspapers the next day. Over 500,000 people showed up for one of the seminal gatherings in rock history.

 

“Girl, we couldn’t get much higher …”

September 17, 1967 ~ Appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Doors are asked to change the line “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher” in their hit “Light My Fire” to “Girl, we couldn’t get much better.” They agree, then Morrison sings the offending line anyway, pissing-off the host and earning a lifetime ban from the show.