Dee Snider Really Wants AC/DC to Play the Super Bowl … I agree !!!
People are taking notice. Twitter is buzzing. Dee Snider really wants AC/DC to play the Super Bowl. I’ll skip the football but this will be a half-time show I definitely will watch. Pass it on …
Note: If you are unacquainted with AC/DC or Dee Snider, please refer to Wikipedia. If you have never heard of the Super Bowl … Good for you! South River Joe gave us a clear summation of the game: “Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.”
This photo was probably taken on the tour where I first saw Bob Dylan. It was at UCLA in Royce Hall and Dylan’s hair was a mess: it must have taken his hairdresser at least an hour to make it look so casual and wild.
The photo is from the concert at Berkeley.
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Apple has unofficially announced that it is decommissioning their iTunes program. Word on the street is that this should have happened years ago: the iTunes concept of purchasing songs or albums is no longer relevant.
I remember when all this started. Napster was willing to give songs away for free and Apple’s concept of charging a reasonably small amount for each tune made sense. Other services attempted to grab the market, not by selling songs but by selling instances of listening to a song. I was probably unduly biased in favor of Apple but I thought this competing business plan was stupid.
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The following is excerpted from a wonderful article by Richard Just titled Why Phil Ochs is the obscure ’60s folk singer America needs in 2017. Although reading the full article from the Washington Post is important, the collection of vintage videos featuring Phil Ochs is priceless.
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