Another track from Tom Petty’s long-awaited Wildflowers box has been released. It’s a demo made at home for the song “There Goes Angela (Dream Away).”The cut premiered today on Petty’s SiriusXM station, with Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and engineer George Drakoulias showing up on David Fricke’s program for the debut.
Young said he was not suing to “disrespect the rights and opinions of American citizens, who are free to support the candidate of their choosing,” the lawsuit said.“However,” it added, “Plaintiff in good conscience cannot allow his music to be used as a ‘theme song’ for a divisive, un-American campaign of ignorance and hate.”
Shakey’s had enough of this grifter bullshit …
Grifters. All of them. (With apologies to grifters.)
311 release their 4th album on August 5, 1997. It’s immediately panned by critics and fans as the band drifts from their rap-infused past. However, as time goes on, the album is embraced and enjoys a cult following leading the band to perform it in its entirety in 2011. Time is a hero.
Elvis Costello and The Attractions release their 7th on August 5, 1983. It features their first #1 single, “Everyday I Write The Book.”
August 5, 1975 ~ Kim Fowley introduces Joan Jett to Sandy West. The meeting went well. He manages the group for most of the 70’s.
Adam Yauch ~ b. August 5, 1964
Released on August 5, 1966. It’s as historically complex an album as anything out there as it relates to contemporary rock music — loaded with “firsts” and impressing a whole slew of future composers and performers.
What in the unshirted fuck was this country thinking in handing executive power over to this gruesome bag of old sins?
By Charles P. Pierce
Sweet baby Jesus …