August 29, 1995 ~ Drivin’ N Cryin return to their roots on their 7th album …
August 19, 1969 ~ Mere hours after the epic festival, Crosby, Stills and Nash appear on the Dick Cavett Show, giving a first-hand account of the Woodstock festival that took place over the weekend. Joni Mitchell, who skipped the festival to make sure she could keep her appearance on the show, performs a song she wrote about it called “Woodstock” and also “Chelsea Morning.” The Jefferson Airplane appear, too, and Grace more than a few times calls Dick Cavette “Jim.” Finally, Cavette responds, “You’ve got to learn my name, Miss, Joplin!”
August 10, 1982 ~ Frank and Moon rock Late Night with Letterman. Frank at his best, a 14 year-old Moon sounding like a show biz veteran and Letterman being — well — Letterman.
From AJ’s Coal Chamber hoodies to the ACDC blasting at Bada Bing!, David Chase’s iconic HBO show made unparalleled use of musical references.
By Hannah Ewens
I made my own Soporano’s playlist but it’s amazing how many I missed. It’s clear this is … a work in progress.
This is good.
I know people — me included — who still talk about The Sopranos and/or “the ending.” People still get so emotional and riled up over that last episode.
And, you know what? That’s the genius of that last episode. We’re still talking about it 23 years later.
June 10, 2017 ~ The final episode, the final scene …
Dire Straits release what’s become their most prolific album 35 years ago today — on May 13, 1985.
That all being said, I can’t listen to the title track and not think of the West Wing episode, “Two Cathedrals.” (Final episode, Season 2)
“Got a giant and gorgeous Michigan care package sent to New York courtesy of that super cool woman from Michigan,”
This love-fest is the result of Cecily’s recent portrayal of Gov. Whitmer on SNL …
One of the things that we figured [viewers] would least expect was a little hope at the end of it all — so that’s what we chose to go with.
What an amazing 8-year run for one of the best series on television. People will be talking about the finale for a long, long time …