Tag Archives: Atlanta

OMD Rock Hot-Lanta In Sold Out Style [part 1]

Last Sunday my friends phoned me to tell me that they would not be making it to Atlanta for the long-planned OMD show. Well, this sort of thing happens. I posted the extra tickets to the blog on Sunday after … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 1]

When I made my way to Atlanta to see Midge Ure a few weeks ago, I had already discounted the fine stores of Little Five Points that I normally visit on every trip to Atlanta already in my mind. Sure, … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 4]

One of the advantages of seeing a long known act live, is that one has the chance to hear the artist talk in-between songs, some times imparting new insights about their material. It was news to me to hear Ure … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 3]

As we settled in for the show, there were a pair of ladies in front of us, but we were still about eight feet from the stage and when a black-clad Midge Ure joined Tayor and Solis onstage, the show … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 1]

Like many Americans, Ultravox was not on my radar until I happened to see the video for “Passing Strangers” on a show called “Hollywood Heartbeat” [Bob Welch hosting music videos very pre-MTV] exactly 36 years ago. As someone already listening … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 21]

1995 [continued] Several months of 1995 were spent waiting for the new David Bowie album, “Outside.” This was it. The big one. The one where he and Eno finally made the 4ourth album of their “Berlin Trilogy.” This one would … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, GA

Last weekend I took a trip to Atlanta for several days to help a friend celebrate a 50th birthday. He flew in from Canada for this and many of his friends from all over converged on Atlanta for the occasion. … Continue reading

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