Bob Marley Born

February 6, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

1945 Bob Marley is born Nesta Robert Marley in Jamaica. He was 36 when he died of a rare form of cancer in 1981. In his lifetime he never even got a Grammy nomination. Yet another reason a Grammy means almost nothing. Finally in 2001 he got a “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”. Marley, who would … Read More

Super Bowl Host City Mix 2018

February 4, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music, Sports No Comments

I love my NEXTERs. I posed this question. Ready for another #my3songs? In honor of the Super Bowl hosts, only Minneapolis bands. A Brilliant musical town. What are your 3 favorite songs by bands from Minneapolis? This is what they came up with. (I may add a few) OK I definitely added a few. Enjoy. … Read More

The Beatles Last Public Performance

January 30, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

Where were you in 1969? The Beatles stage their famous rooftop concert on the roof of Apple Records in London. They perform a few songs, including “Get Back” and “Don’t Let Me Down”. The police (Bobbies) have been to blame for shutting them down but supposedly all they wanted was them to turn it down … Read More

Pearl Jam: Home and Away

January 25, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

THE HOME SHOWS Pearl Jam will host The Home Shows — two headlining concerts at Safeco Field on Wednesday August 8, 2018 and Friday August 10, 2018. The shows aim to unite the community to help alleviate homelessness in the city of Seattle. Donate to the Vitalogy Foundation Here THE AWAY SHOWS In addition to … Read More

Week 612 Full Show 01_17_18

January 17, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music Podcast No Comments

Welcome to 2018. Well, for NEXT that this. We just finished our end of the year review. 2017, it was a glorious year for new music lovers. Let’s find out what 2018 has in store for our ears. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or … Read More

Bowie’s B Day

January 8, 2018By ChrisGeneral, Music 2 Comments

Bowie: The Last 5 Years. This is a BBC made documentary. Francis Whately was/is the director. HBO bought the distribution rights. This was out in January 2017. I’ve heard very little about it. Can’t wait to see it. Bowie back to Bowie via Flight of the Conchords. And, of course, the Bowie dream Is David … Read More

Merry New Year

December 31, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

A few tunes. Some to wonder about the future. Some to forget the past. Some to live in the now. Some to laugh along with. Some to ponder upon. Some to drink with. Some to dance to. Some to cry to while no one is watching and the ball is dropping. Some to all the … Read More

Monkees B Day

December 30, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

It was a good day to be a Monkee 1945 Davy Jones (of The Monkees) is born in Manchester, England. And yes, he is the reason Bowie is named Bowie because of him. 1942 Michael Nesmith (of The Monkees) is born Robert Michael Nesmith in Houston, Texas. This gives me a good excuse to embed … Read More

Walk This Way

December 15, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Music No Comments

Young Frankenstein opens in theaters. It’s 1974. Aerosmith take a break from recording the Toys in the Attic album and see the film. They laugh hysterically at the scene where Igor (Marty Feldman) tells Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) to “walk this way,” and the doctor imitates Igor’s walk. Returning to the studio, they have the … Read More

Week 606 Full Show 12_06_17

December 6, 2017By ChrisGeneral No Comments

I think this may be the last new show before I start the end of the year countdown. Enjoy. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If there are any bands/managers/labels … Read More