September 22: Nick Cave is 57 Happy Birthday

“If you got a trumpet, get on your feet, brother, and blow it!” ― Nick Cave “I was about 12 years old and I was sitting watching the television and it was some kind of talent show, you know, and on marches this monkey, this ape, in a pair of red-checked trousers with a little matching jacket holding a ukulele …

September 14: Arcade Fire released Funeral in 2004

Funeral is the debut full-length album by Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America. It was given its title because several band members had recently lost members of their families: Régine Chassagne’s grandmother died in June 2003, Win and William Butler’s grandfather (swing musician Alvino Rey) in February 2004, and Richard Reed Parry’s aunt in April 2004. “These are songs that pump blood back into …

September 7: Tempest by Bob Dylan was released in 2012

Shine your light Movin’ on You burned so bright Roll on, John Two years have gone since we was offered the last studio album from Bob Dylan, it still sounds great. Tempest is the thirty-fifth studio album by Dylan, released on September 7 to 11 (different countries and continents), 2012 . The album was recorded at Jackson Browne’s Groove Masters Studios in Santa Monica, …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: Positively 4th Street #13 (Audio & Video)

You got a lotta nerve To say you are my friend When I was down You just stood there grinning – … I was gonna put Positively 4th Street on the other side, but, uh… I didn’t figure anybody could understand it so… ~Bob Dylan (Bob Fass/WBAI Interview, 26 Jan 1966) Outside of a song like Positively 4th Street, which is extremely …

September 2: Bad Reputation by Thin Lizzy was released in 1977

Bad Reputation is Thin Lizzy’s eighth studio album, released in 1977. As the front cover suggests, most of the tracks feature only three-quarters of the band, with guitarist Brian Robertson only credited on three tracks. He had missed most of their earlier tour, following an injury sustained in a brawl, and this album turned out to be his last studio effort with Thin Lizzy. …