Category Archives: Bowie

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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2017: My Year Of Bowie Guitarists

After seeing King Crimson in the fall of 2017, it occurred to me that 2017 was marked as a period where, for one reason or another, I seemed to be seeing a lot of artists who played lead guitar with … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople Are Touring America In ’74 Configuration

A few weeks ago I was hanging around the Trouser Press Forum, and to what to my wond’ring eyes did appear but a thread discussing the fact that Mott The Hoople were mounting their first US tour since 1974 in … Continue reading

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