Something Fishy

Turns out Endless Shrimp was more than a lousy idea; there may have been shrimp-supply chicanery involved.  But the attraction here is Patrick Boyle, who gets the comedy of business like no one else.

Twas a Riot

Someone pieced together fan video from the Replacements’ RiotFest Show in Denver (okay, outside of Denver) a few eleven (!) years ago. I of course, was at that show (saw the Stooges as well). Anyway, it sounds great, and Paul is hilarious.

CB Savage

This was my initial choice for today’s Music League topic, but I decided to poison this blog instead.  Sorry.

40 Years Ago Today!

Dylan shows up to play Letterman with a punk band (the Plugz who later became Cruzados) and it absolutely rips. They never played with him again, but apparently had spent a month or so playing with him at his house.

A good interview with the bass player here talking about how it all went down (from a very good book about musicians who played with him).

On a side note, I saw Bob last night here in Beerville. I loved it.

Shine A Light On Me

Did you bastards know there’s an official Midnight Special channel on YouTube releasing entire unedited episodes (as well as clips)? Holy shit, it’s a treasure trove!

Timestamped performances for this episode are here. I mostly just watched Sly and the Family Stone, obviously.

BONUS: Here’s another recently released episode with Mott the Hoople and The New York Dolls. Not sure who the guy is in the back playing the Thunderbird for the Dolls. Arthur Kane appears to be in a cast and is obviously miming …