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Remembering the Gig That Changed the World. Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake.

Remembering the Gig That Changed the World

He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. Upon waking, he discovered that he was the high bidder on many, and was now the proud owner of two tons of LEGO bricks. The Strange Story of Country Joe & the Fish and the Summer of Love. Released on May 11, 1967, Country Joe & the Fish’s debut Electric Music for the Mind and Body captured the magic wafting through the air in San Francisco just before the onset of the infamous Summer of Love.

The Strange Story of Country Joe & the Fish and the Summer of Love

But before we start peering through the rose-tinted kaleidoscope of nostalgia at the old days of the San Francisco psychedelic renaissance, first let’s get the story straight about how Country Joe & the Fish got their name… As their original guitarist/organist David Bennet Cohen tells it: See Doors' John Densmore Talk 'Spiritual' John Coltrane Gig - Rolling Stone. In a scene from the new John Coltrane documentary Chasing Trane, Doors drummer John Densmore recalls attending an awe-inspiring yet divisive performance by the late jazz legend.

See Doors' John Densmore Talk 'Spiritual' John Coltrane Gig - Rolling Stone

32 minutes of Talking Heads playing CBGBs in 1975. In 1975 the art-rock combo known as Talking Heads played its first gigs in New York City.

32 minutes of Talking Heads playing CBGBs in 1975

In June they opened for the Ramones at CBGBs; by September they were the subject of an admiring account by John Rockwell in the New York Times. They took October off and then played a trio of gigs on the Thanksgiving weekend. December was busier, with 5 shows at CBGBs and 1 at Max’s Kansas City. The second of those CBGBs shows took place on December 6, 1975, and Metropolis Video captured the full set on a video lasting 32 minutes.

In his excellent Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever, Will Hermes mistakenly identifies the clip as being recorded two weeks later, during the “CBGB Christmas Festival” weekend (it happens, nailing down shit like this is tricky): Talking Heads played two nights at CBGB in late December. Three of the songs played that night ended up on their debut album Talking Heads 77. Watch Lorde's Electrifying Video for Upbeat New Song 'Green Light' - Rolling Stone. Lorde previews her long-awaited sophomore album Melodrama with the release of her new single "Green Light.

Watch Lorde's Electrifying Video for Upbeat New Song 'Green Light' - Rolling Stone

" Co-produced by Bleachers frontman Jack Antonoff, it's her first new single since she appeared on Disclosure's 2017 track "Magnets. " Swathed in electric pink mesh, the singer dances wild in the streets with a Walkman, sealing her kiss-off with a bang. "The song is actually about a heartbreak," she told Apple Music. ‘Storytelling Giant,’ offbeat Talking Heads video compilation from the 1980s. When MTV ran the world in the 1980s and a few years after, it was de rigueur for bands to release VHS video compilations.

‘Storytelling Giant,’ offbeat Talking Heads video compilation from the 1980s

The Police had one, Duran Duran had one, ZZ Top had one, you know Madonna had one. Typically, They Might Be Giants decided to name theirs Video Compilation. Talking Heads were unquestioned pioneers of the music video form, so it would be only proper for them to release such an item. The band’s last studio album was Naked in 1988, the same year that Storytelling Giant, their video comp, came out.

The band would wait until 1991 until announcing that they had broken up, but it seems likely that everyone knew the writing was on the wall, so Storytelling Giant can be seen as a quasi-conscious capper to their career as music video artists. 10 Songs You Didn't Know Carole King Wrote. Goffin and King gave the Cookies a hit song, but the Cookies gave them a babysitter – and in the early Sixties that was probably just as valuable to the overworked couple with two baby girls.

10 Songs You Didn't Know Carole King Wrote

Eva Narcissus Boyd had moved to New York from her native North Carolina with dreams of making it as a singer. Watch Goldfrapp's Striking 'Anymore' Video - Rolling Stone. British electronic duo Goldfrapp bring stunning choreography to a surreal landscape in the striking video for "Anymore.

Watch Goldfrapp's Striking 'Anymore' Video - Rolling Stone

" Singer Alison Goldfrapp helmed the clip, which was shot on Fuerteventura, the largest of the Canary Islands. Fuerteventura's sprawling sand dunes and staggering volcanic crags serve as the backdrop for a cadre of dancers, who move to Goldfrapp's gritty dance-pop gem with a mixture of ritualism and futurism. "Anymore" will appear on Goldfrapp's new album, Silver Eye, which arrives March 31st via Mute.

The LP marks the duo's first since 2013's Tales of Us and features various collaborators including John Congleton, Bobby Krlic (also known as the Haxan Cloak) and Leo Abrahams. The Doors’ Debut Is Still One of the Most Dangerous Albums Ever. The Doors.

The Doors’ Debut Is Still One of the Most Dangerous Albums Ever

Wikimedia Creative Commons. Watch Madonna Twerk, Flirt, Dance on 'Carpool Karaoke' - Rolling Stone. Madonna and James Corden took turns flirting, harmonizing and reminiscing in the latest episode of The Late Late Show's hit segment Carpool Karaoke.

Watch Madonna Twerk, Flirt, Dance on 'Carpool Karaoke' - Rolling Stone

As Corden navigated the streets of Manhattan, the pair belted Madonna classics ("Vogue," "Papa Don't Preach"), a recent additions ("Bitch I'm Madonna") and even a selection from Evita. 'Carpool Karaoke': See Lady Gaga Sing 'Born This Way' - Rolling Stone. Lady Gaga hitched a ride with James Corden Tuesday in the latest installment of Carpool Karaoke, where the singer also discussed the Super Bowl, recording "Pokerface" and her massive collection of Michael Jackson-worn clothing.

In the 15-minute segment, Gaga and Corden sang Joanne tracks like "Perfect Illusion" and "Million Reasons" alongside past smashes like "Bad Romance," Edge of Glory," "Pokerface" and "Born This Way. " During their ride, Corden and Gaga reenact the phone call from "Dave from the NFL" informing the singer that the league wants her to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show. Gaga also revealed that she bought over 400 pieces of Michael Jackson's wardrobe, including a Thriller jacket and a sequined glove. You'll Go Gaga For James Corden's Latest 'Carpool Karaoke' Promo. Your pre-debate musical playlist inspired by Donald Trump! Awesome Interactive Chart Reveals Which Singer Has the Greatest Recorded Vocal Range of All-Time.

A new interactive chart created by Concert Hotels seeks to identify the “world’s greatest singers” by pinpointing various artists’ recorded vocal ranges. The chart shows the “highest and lowest notes each artist hit in the recording studio.” Based on the findings, Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose has demonstrated the greatest vocal range in studio. Mariah Carey comes in second, followed by Prince, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Christina Aguilera and David Bowie. The interactive chart also lets you see who has hit the highest and lowest notes on their albums. Check it out and play around: Emiliana Torrini ~.~ Gun. WATCH: Amazing lost 1957 video of Patsy Cline shows singer at her peak. Discover Music via Samples, Cover Songs and Remixes. Soundrown. If Zeppelin did steal “Stairway”: “It would be like finding out the Beatles didn’t write ‘Sgt. Pepper’”

Is Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarized from an obscure instrumental by the band Spirit? A court in Los Angeles is trying to work that out this week, with testimony by Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page as well as Spirit’s Jay Ferguson and Mark Andes. 7 Songs That Led Zeppelin Ripped Off : Exclusives. SHE MOVED THROUGH THE FAIR (1963) by Anne Briggs. Anne Briggs. Early life[edit] Briggs was born in Toton, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, on 29 September 1944.[1] Her mother died of tuberculosis when she was young. Her father, Albert, was severely injured in World War II and she was raised by her Aunt Hilda and Uncle Bill in Toton, who also brought up Hilda's youngest sister, Beryl, and their own daughter Betty. In 1959 she cycled with a friend to Edinburgh. Zoe Keating. Kate Bush - King of the Mountain - Official Music Video.

Kate Bush - Deeper Understanding - Official Video. NPR Music’s Top 50 Albums Of 2015. Joanna Newsom in 10 Songs. 4 Jazz Greats: Forrest, Hartmann, Charles, Sintara. Today, I am pleased to share a special contribution by G. Bruce Boyer, a gentleman of many talents. Formerly the men’s fashion editor for Town & Country, Esquire, and GQ, Mr. Boyer has written multiple men’s fashion books of note, including Fred Astaire Style and Gary Cooper – Enduring Style.

A Profoundly Strange Snippet of Forgotten Rock History. Ask Mick Jagger to put on his dream concert these days, and he’ll probably hire Martin Scorsese. Video for Joanna Newsom’s “Sapokanikan” (directed by Paul Thomas Anderson) Mazzy Star - Fade Into You (Live MTV 1994) Please Subscribe to 3QD If you would like to make a one time donation in any amount, please do so by clicking the "Pay Now" button below. You may use any credit or debit card and do NOT need to join Paypal. Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan - One Too Many Mornings. Hear Van Morrison's New Album of All-Star 'Duets' I Would Never Ask An Audience To Put Their Hands In The Air Were I Not Willing To Do The Same. The most amazing visual representation of music I've ever seen. Nothing in this video is CGI, all effects are real. Nora Jane Struthers. Nick Gravenites. Nicholas George Gravenites (/ɡrævɨˈnaɪtɨs/; born October 2, 1938, Chicago, Illinois), with stage names like Nick "The Greek" Gravenites and Gravy, is a blues, rock and folk singer–songwriter, and is best known for his work with Janis Joplin, Mike Bloomfield and several influential bands and names of the generation springing from the 1960s and '70s.[1] He currently resides in Occidental, California.

Career[edit] According to author and pop music critic Joel Selvin, Gravenites is "the original San Francisco connection for the Chicago crowd. " Gravenites is credited as a "musical handyman" helping such San Francisco bands as Quicksilver Messenger Service and Janis Joplin's first solo group, the Kosmic Blues Band.