Currently reading: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music by David Stubbs, ISBN: 9780571323975
WITHIN minutes of asking Herald readers to vote for their favourite Scottish album, a passionate and articulate debate began in homes, workplaces…
The date was October 27, 1973, and Rush was opening for the New York Dolls. They were a pleasant enough group of fellows who spoke to us not at all, but enthusiastically enjoyed the vibrant conversation and company of their “friends” (I think they were), who also dressed like New York Dolls, but drunker.
Decent idea. I’d hope that apps like Tweetbot would provide a “block all non-verified accounts” option.
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My first book of the year. I’ve read the first few chapters of Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart Cosgrove. It’s a really good bit of social history. A turbulent year for Motown Records and Detroit.
“‘It would help prevent confusion among the fan base if the other Yes band would identify their key members as we have,’ it read. ‘If you just want to see the original Yes this summer, Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman is the band for you.’”
There is no confusion here. One band is Yes and the other is ARW. These people should not be behaving like idiots at this time of their lives and careers.