“You ARE home.” 

Almost Famous is released in theaters across the US 20 years ago … on September 13, 2000.

The film is a semi-autobiographical account of writer and director Cameron Crowe’s time spent interviewing rock bands for Rolling Stone in the ’70s, when he was just a teenager. The film centers around a fictional band called Stillwater, and rather than being based on one band in particular, Stillwater feels like every ’70s arena band rolled into one.

Paradise Theater

Released on January 19, 1981. For me, it was the beginning of the end for a prog/rock staple of the 70’s to be confirmed with the tooth-ache causing “Babe” yet to come.

No matter, though …”Too Much Time on My Hands” was a fitting send-off. It certainly imprinted on Jimmy and Paul …