Their ode to presidential politics by X. This video shows a nice cross-section of America, including a glimpse of a Hobo Joe’s sign in Phoenix:
What was worse tonight – the presidential debate or the Dodger game?
It’s still Wednesday! I didn’t attend the Desert Trip first weekend, but I’ve seen video of all six bands. I think Bob Dylan’s opening number stole the show (the camera stops spinning after 23 seconds):
P.S. Bob Dylan is 75 years old – which is older than any Desert Tripper (beats out Charlie Watts by a couple of weeks).
The best things to come out of Fullerton, California are Jackson Browne, Fender Guitars, Tommy Lasorda and this band:
These guys will be live at the San Diego House of Blues on October 28th:
Johnny Marr of the Smiths joins Peter Weller of the Jam and Style Council:
Kaaboo is having its second annual blowout at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this weekend. The cool people are going on Saturday to see bands like Aerosmith (who I saw at Feyline Fields as opening act for Kiss), the Gin Blossoms (from Tempe, AZ, my former hometown for a year), Goo Goo Dolls, Third Eye Blind, and The Chainsmokers.
Me? If I go, it will be on Friday night to see Jimmy Buffett:
Don’t Dream It’s Over, the last song from their first farewell tour. It would be quite an experience to think that this was going to be the last time this band would play together – whether you were on stage or in the audience:
The Pearl Jam shows at Fenway Park and Wrigley Field were likely candidates for Wednesday Rock Blogging this week, but you have to admire this guy who wrapped up his tour, and his career with this song.
The lead singer has been diagnosed with brain cancer, and this is his final show: