Someone recorded this track of what was playing on FM radio in NYC the night John Lennon died on Dec 8, 1980. Originally from http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2005/12/nyc_radio_the_n.html
my golden road was first time hearing Box of Rain
Today’s daily dose of the dead is the song “The Golden Road to Unlimited Devotion” from the March 18, 1967 show at the Winterland Arena in San Francisco. The song cuts in but this is a great song and the only live version I have. This is also the first time the dead ever played this live and they only did it 3 times.
I have heard great live versions of this by the Other Ones, Ratdog and Phil & Friends. This song is also played often during inning breaks at Fenway Park.
Of course the song describes well the devotion that many of us have for this music. For me the “Golden Road” was hearing the album Terrapin Station for the first time and then my first show on 1/10/79.
A really nice rarity for this Saturday!
“Well, everybody’s dancing in a ring around the sun, nobody’s finished, we ain’t even begun. So take off your shoes, child and take off your hat, try on your wings and find out where it’s at.”
So good! Damn.
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Doggystyle, Snoop aka DJ Snoopadelic put together a mix of all the samples used to make the album. Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/wNJXkeVX1lY
November 23rd marks the 20th Anniversary of Snoop Dogg’s highly-acclaimed Doggystyle, in which his lyrical realism and distinctive vocal flow forever changed hip-hop and helped define the genre into what it is today.
In honor of this date, Snoop has created an enticing mixtape of the samples used on Doggystyle. Never done before, Snoop offers exclusive commentary about each song and the behind-the-scenes stories that went on during the making of the historic record. The mixtape offers fans a once-in-a-lifetime experience to hear first-hand, the creative process behind the record.
An hour-long interview between me and Glenn Fleishman covering the history of Kickstarter, the relationship between artists and money, and I walkthrough our approval process for new projects in depth.
Just finished listening. Worth the hour.
This is what I’m working to today. What do you listen to when you work?