Monthly Archives: July 2012

NaS on David Letterman, 2012 July 19

NaS – Daughters (Live on Letterman in 2012)

NaS (Nasir Jones) released his tenth album, Life is Good, this past Tuesday. “Daughters” is the third single, released on May 1, 2012. It’s a great, great track. Especially if you’re a parent, and particularly if you’re a dad with a daughter. Obviously, right? Anyway… NaS drops some outstanding verses about the challenges of raising […]

Warren Zevon - Sentimental Hygiene (video still) July 17

Warren Zevon – Sentimental Hygiene (music video)

I picked up a vinyl copy of Warren Zevon’s Sentimental Hygiene the other day. What a great album! I had no idea. The album is populated by a who’s who of late 80s rock and roll. OK, maybe that’s exaggerating. But R.E.M. acts as his core backing band on most tracks, with the great Waddy […]

U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name (video - long version) July 09

U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name (music video – long version)

The year was 1987, and I had just turned 16. The Joshua Tree was the biggest album in the country, and U2 was the biggest band in the world. “Where The Streets Have No Name” was the third single, released in August. I don’t know exactly when the video came out, but I remember watching […]

Pink Floyd at Live 8, July 2, 2005 July 02

The Last Pink Floyd Reunion Ever: 7 Years Ago Today

It’s a sad thing to contemplate, but it is an unavoidable truth: Pink Floyd will never play together again. Seven years ago today, the classic Pink Floyd quartet – David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, and Nick Mason – played together one last time. It was the first time they played together in 24 years. […]