Sarah McLachlan releases her third album on October 22, 1993. It’s her “break-through” album and some editions contain the album version of “I Will Remember You.” If you have have one of those albums, hang on to it.
Curt needed some time off so this is basically a solo album for Roland — released on October 16, 1995 …
Zevon releases his 8th album … barely … on October 16, 1991. He had just put out two really strong albums both musically and lyrically yet was having a hard time finding a lable home. Irving Azoff’s Giant label to a swing and released Mr. Bad Example. I think it’s one of Zevon’s most under-rated and under-appreciated albums.
Patti Smith shuts down the legendary music venue on October 15, 2006.
It was a 3 1/2 hours long goodbye. Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers attended the show and even performed on a handful of songs with Smith and her band. Television’s Richard Lloyd also guested on a few songs, including a reworked version of “Marquee Moon.” Toward the end of their set, Smith and her band played “Gloria”, paying tribute to the Ramones during the chorus by alternating between the original lyrics and the “Hey! Ho! Let’s go!” of “Blitzkrieg Bop.”
The club closed after an extended dispute between club owner Hilly Kristal and the Bowery Residents Committee, which tried to charge Kristal $19,000 in alleged back rent. A men’s clothing store moves in and throws out practically everything associated with the former music club.
Rock ‘n roll never forgets.
Happy birthday, Natalie …
A great singer-songwriter wrapped in tragedy.
b. 10 October 1959
Blow up your TV … eat a lot of peaches.
A legend’s birthday – John Prine (b October 10, 1946.)
A Tribe Called Quest released their hip hop masterpiece on September 24, 1991 …