Category Archives: Bowie

Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 4]

[…continued from last post] I’ll never forget what I once saw on a journey from Cleveland to Chicago in 1998 on Interstate 90. I was accompanying a Cle-based friend of JTs and we were headed to Chicago to see Kraftwerk … Continue reading

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Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Unlike the Bowie cover, the original “China Girl”cuts in on the “one” with only a split second before Pop began singing. None of the cod-orientalism [courtesy of producer Nile Rodgers] of the Bowie cover was present … Continue reading

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Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The harmonized drum sound of “Sister Midnight” took a rest as the song “Nightclubbing” was built on a simple plodding rhythm box with queasy catcall synths vying for space with David Bowie’s barrelhouse piano. The latter … Continue reading

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Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 1]

Iggy Pop: The Idiot US CD [1990] Sister Midnight Nightclubbing Funtime Baby China Girl Dum Dum Boys Tiny Girls Mass Production It’s been 42 years, but in the waning days of 2019, I finally got around to hearing Iggy Pop’s … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 8]

Mott The Hoople ’74 @ Masonic Auditorium | Cleveland – 4-6-19 [part the second] Purple and white spots opened the show […continued from last post] Even though this was a textbook proper rock and roll show, there was only about a … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 6]

An East Coast Monk In King Wenner’s Court [part the third] […continued from last post] RRHOF – the exhibits We next tried to figure out how to get from one place/level to another in the pyramid that;s the Rock + … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 5]

An East Coast Monk In King Wenner’s Court [part the second] […continued from last post] RRHOF – the present This year the class of 2019 inductees added seven artists to the sacred rolls of the Hall. Of recent years, there … Continue reading

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