Ushering in a new era of low-fi, garage rock, Detroit’s White Stripes released their debut,self-titled album this day in 1999. The once husband and wife duo was released it on a small indie label out of Washington (later it would be re-released by Virgin Records) and made no impact on the charts in the US but did go gold in Britain, where influential DJ John Peel got ahold of it and played it. 136 more words
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Scouts: Sometimes we have moments in Sports that remind us what is so damn great about them. Enter Mounts View High school pitcher Ty Koehn, from Minnesota, who strikes out hist close friend Jack Kocon from Totino-Grace to complete a three-hit shutout and send his team to the State Championships. 1,223 more words
Wherein I provide a tune and a couple of alternatives to show how other artists approach it.
“I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself” was written in 1961 or ’62 by the towering team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. 304 more words
At this point it may be the “cool” thing to do to hate on Jack White. This isn’t that, or at least it isn’t intended to be. 264 more words
Welcome to Sheldon’s Shindigs. Let’s get down to business.
We enter the final segment of rock history as we enter a new millennium: the 2000s. 657 more words