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Iggy & the Stooges Detroit 1969

Iggy & the Stooges Detroit 1969

PURCHASE HERE Exactly fifty-two years ago on July 20, 1969, arguably two of the most important moments in mankind occurred at the same time. First, at 10:56 p.m. ET the American astronaut Neil Armstrong put his left foot on the lunar surface and famously declared, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Also at 10:56 p.m. ET Iggy and the Stooges were playing in Detroit, Michigan. No doubt, equally important to civilization. In the summer of 1969, most of the world simply didn't know what to make of Iggy Pop and the Stooges. The brash and abrasive band...

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The Black Crowes Three Snakes and One Charm 25th Anniversary

The Black Crowes Three Snakes and One Charm 25th Anniversary

NOW AVAILABLE! With the recording of The Black Crowes fourth album, Three Snakes and One Charm, released 25 years ago, the band remained untouchable when it came to reviving classic-rock sounds and re-imagining them in original new ways. Among Three Snakes' many highlights, "Under a Mountain" was a cryptic Southern rocker (sample lyrics: "Lay down with number 13") that was written in five minutes, according to Rich; "Nebakanezer" was a psychedelic strut laced with serpentine guitars and "(Only) Halfway to Everywhere" an irrepressible singalong; the Indian-flavored "How Much for Your Wings" made for a beguiling detour and "Blackberry" was a funky rhythm &...

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The Doors L.A. Woman 50th Anniversary

The Doors L.A. Woman 50th Anniversary

NOW AVAILABLE Reminder: if you purchase this new print today (all times EDT) you're automatically entered into a drawing to receive a 1/1 edition of this print in addition to your order - so make sure to pick up this print today!   For the band's sixth album L.A. Woman, The Doors continued the trajectory of Morrison Hotel return to blues. On L.A. Woman, Morrison’s vocals were raw and loose, Manzarek’s varied organ lines were masterful, Densmore was powerfully tight and Krieger was sharp and biting. If anyone felt the Doors had lost a step dealing with Morrison’s obscenity bust in Miami and subsequent tour cancellations, this was a strong opening rebuttal.  The album was fresh and...

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Jimi Hendrix Monterey Pop Festival

Jimi Hendrix Monterey Pop Festival

Jimi Hendrix would make his US debut with the Experience at The Monterey International Pop Festival on June 18, 1967, and he set the standard for what it meant to look -- and sound -- like a rock star. Donning a ruffled shirt, velour vest and bright red pants, with a scarf around his forehead, Hendrix commanded attention as he stepped on stage with the Fender Stratocaster that he would later douse in lighter fluid and set ablaze in one most iconic performances (and imaged) in rock history. Coming on after 40 minutes of the groovy sounds of the Grateful Dead, the Jimi Hendrix Experience had...

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