The downtown penthouse we just listed has a storied history which should add lots of extra value – John and Exene have played the living room!
What John Lennon might have done with 10-20 more years:
“Always go a little further into the water than you feel you are capable of being in. Go a bit out of your depth. When you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.” DB
‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’ DB
Trivia question: At Live Aid, what band had to follow Queen, who by all accounts stole the show?
That’s right, it was Bowie:
I wasn’t much of a Dylan fan until I saw him live. I got to see him play at Pechanga (in 2008), at Humphrey’s in 2016, and at Harrah’s in 2017. Zimmy is known for having great players in his band, and the shows were fantastic – though they are strict about no photos or video taken. His guards wanted to throw me out!
As a result, there aren’t many youtubes of Dylan live!
I have four more favorite concerts of the decade, and only two more Wednesdays!
I need to double up on the Wednesday Rock Blogging to get in every best concert this decade. We saw this Prince show at the Honda Center (with low expectations), but he rocked it. Not sure of the year!
We’re winding down the decade – what were the best shows we saw?
We had seen Sade before but were still blown away:
P.S. We were born two weeks apart.
The album that I’ve plugged constantly all year called In the End, by the Cranberries, did get nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album! This isn’t it, but this four-song set demonstrates some of Dolores’ accented use of yodeling techniques and Irish keening. Her vocal range goes as low as B2 or as high as C6:
What it was like in 1971:
Chris is playing the Belly Up on December 17th, and it’s sold out – tickets on the secondary market are around $200!
Imagine being 22 years old and asked to play lead guitar in Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles band? Then do 65 shows over the next 14 months with Wings Over America?
Jimmy died on Sept. 27, 1979 of heart failure due to morphine and alcohol poisoning. He was 26 years old: