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Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly of The Vaselines
“I have only one question for you,” Frances McKee of The Vaselines told the audience at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC Wednesday night. 715 more words
If all you had to go on was the stage patter from last night’s glorious show by The Vaselines at D.C.’s Rock & Roll Hotel, it would be easy to understand why the Scottish band is known as much for their absence as their presence, for their breaking up 25 years ago the week their debut album was released, for their not recording another album for 20 years, even as their having been championed by Kurt Cobain as his favorite pair of songwriters made them the stuff of legend. 383 more words
Robert Christgau famously wrote that Dylan’s The Basement Tapes was the best album of 1975, and would have been the best album of 1967, too, if it had been released the year it was recorded. 2,403 more words
Here’s the last batch of pics from Europe. Also includes the last four dates in the UK opening for The Vaselines.
Père Lachaise Cemetery. Couldn’t fin Jim but we found this guy. 78 more words