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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 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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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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30 Days: 30 Albums | David Bowie – Live Nassau Coliseum ’76

David Bowie should be an artist whose full canon exists in my Record Cell. I thought that it was, by the late 90s, when I finally bought the heretofore studiously avoided “Let’s Dance” and “Tonight.” I was spared buying “Never … Continue reading

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