Today in Rock History – May 5th

Buffalo Springfield

1968, Buffalo Springfield split up. Richie Fury formed Poco and Stephen Stills teamed up with David Crosby and Graham Nash in Crosby Stills & Nash. 1968, Pink Floyd performed two shows at Theatre 140, in Brussels, Belgium. 1969, The Beatles single ‘Get Back’ was released in the US. 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival release their hit […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Betrayal Takes Two” by Richard Hell & The Voidoids

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Richard Hell was the original punk! He was a fashion inspiration to Malcolm McLaren who borrowed his spiked hair look, torn clothes and ample use of safety pins as the basis for his own fashion shop, Sex, in London that launched The Sex Pistols and the initial punk scene. But it wasn’t just the look […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “See No Evil/Ask The Angels” by Wild Flag – Pitchfork Day 2

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The Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago is kind of a humbling experience for me since it never fails to point out how out of touch with today’s music scene I really am. Sure I try to keep up with new music, probably way more than those in my cohort, but it’s always an eye opener […]