by Amy Haben - I was in London for the first time last Christmas. To my surprise, I ended up lounging with the Kinks drummer and his beautiful girlfriend at his longtime home in London. I was shocked at how down to earth and welcoming he was.
I can't imagine my professor in college introducing the man who had a band named Circle Jerks come up to the podium for a lecture, but that's just what's happening tonight at CSULB
When did rock n' roll get boring? The NY Dolls had it all. They dressed like a Susanne Somers workout tape on crack, they figured out that heavy bangs and layered hair can work well on guys, managed to get women hot while wearing heels, and played fun tunes to let your hair down to. Substance without style may be good on your record player, but what about the live show?
Watch poet Patti Smith in the 1972 documentary film, West Side Stories with actor Jonathan Miller. The film focuses on their individual New York City experiences and personal histories.
It was a tight squeeze for the Heartbreakers, L.A.M.F. show featuring original member Walter Lure, Tommy Stinson of the Replacements, Wayne Kramer of the MC5, Clem Burke of Blondie and guest stars jumping on stage.