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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Saturday 20 may 17: After shopping at Haymarket/Bathing at Baxter's, I stopped into AMC "Common at"....635 pm and...Chinese movies! What a wonderful family, trailer on youtube 2017 Chinese remake of a 2016 Japanese film. After 50 years,
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the grandfather, retired and drunk all the tyme, forgets wife's birthday and puts down her writing career, but she's not subservient: she tricks his drunk, ignoring ass into signing divorce papers! I shall shirley come here more often, Indian films in Fresh Pond; Chinese films: near "chinatown"! (great Move toon!) WRKO as usual had great Saturday night oldies and let me "Tell all the people" (great Doors 45) that saturday 3 June 7-11 pm, 50 years of WRKO and even ARNIE WOO WOO GINSBURG will be on the air! (I usedta see the Crusin' lps at Big N, Brockport NY along with alice cooper's easy action and I DID buy 96 Tears album there Back in '72)....

Sunday 21 May 17, Gee Julie and I took out local playwright/film critic Ian Thal to Grasshopper in Allston; little did we know Boston Vegetarian Society had a lecture on Eating to Protect the Apocylypse. BUT, like my Raspberries 8-track with "rock-n-roll mama"; ROCK N ROLL VEGANS! to wit: Erik Lindgren and "Good Golly Miss Molly"! (if her name were "Jenny Jenny", I'd sing "Jennie take a ride"!) saturday 3 June 17, Birdsongs of Mesozoic at Once and 17 June, The Rising Storm 50 year anniversary, doing a private show at Phillips Andover, yesssssss and there'll be a documen-terry also (My Bra-port accent coming out). Also in crowd and vegan...."well she looked like Chrissy Shrimpton"..."behind the wall of Smithereens" and "I get nervous", Jumper Cables, Kim Ernst, Bristols bassist said her and Michele (guitar) been vegan for years! I ended up turning that place into the Rat with me "Irish whispher" but a good tyme capped off by Anatalian Echoes WNTN 1550 AM, Turkish music with a Greek-American driver on way to Home Depot or some such practical place....Turkish music on a Sunday from 430 pm until? is excellent!".....

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Molly, Erik, Kenne
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Ian Thal, Erik & Kenne

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

"Monday 21 May 17, vacation day hangin' at Boston Public Library second floor, rock bios. Randy Bachman takin' care of business by John Einarson. My notes on I-phone Five (I also read Stooges open up and bleed and read about MC5!): Winnipeg Canada due north of the Twin Cities of the Minneapolis, so "prairie dogs" arent quite as sophisticated as the Toronto scene was. Randy was a Hank Marvin FREAK (Ken Kaiser take note!) but then went mad for the British Invasion and all those pre-RCA 1969 Canadian albums are great pop/garage, even freakbeat, a lot of covers but done....better than O. Rex! (double cd on Gulcher). Ok, to be meltzer-esque, four points of similarities between me and the "big man":

Ida May: Randy Bachman is a walking encyclopedia of music. ADMITS where he stole riffs from.

Item B: never very good at baseball or HOCKEY (eh?) brain/leg/arm coordination clumsy.

Item C: "I have a PHONOGRAPHIC memory versus photographic", this in response to teachers asking why he couldnt remember force-fed bullshit from school systems versus what is more important, which is: ROCK AND ROLL!!!!!

Item D: Randy is QUITE a thrifty businessman and like Ken Highland, wears size 13 shoes. The Bachmans were German-Austrian Lutherans vs. Dad's Canadian grandmother being a Fischer von Rhineland-Pfaltz. Randy's ma was Ukrainian/Polish Catholic, other great Ukranian rockers are Rick Dano, I believe plus some early Neil Young manager (Neil thanked "Randy BACKMAN" on Buffalo SPringfield Again) and Johnny Ramones mother was Polish/Ukranian also. Two of my favourite guitarists (besides micelf!) RANDY BACHMAN. JOHNNY RAMONE. "and nary a Bohunk to be found between them".-R. Meltzer first Gizmos ep)".....

Thursday, May 25, 2017

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WMFO's Joel Simches was in a dilema; no band for wednesday WMFO on the town, it was Monday; MJ Quirk to rescue and I even got a call at Globe Restaurant in Copley (vacation day, LOADS of tyme to kill)...Avengers Assemble 48 hours later. I took photos; lots of ladies signing promo pictures with love to Morgan Taft Huke, photos of Mikey Dee AND left of the gospel VINYL; The Energetics album! promo! call up and request it! Or do I save that for the Kenz annivesary? Joel Simches, who is WORTHY of a BGN interview in his Chris Squire t-shirt and Tales From Hangin' Out with Yes did a John Peel-level live recording; a 2004 (maybe) cover of me doin' "TV Eye" gets airplay in France still and so should MC5's "Black to Comm" Club Linehan-A-gO-GO LIVE ON wmfo. michael of clan stewart told me about his '70s career as a dance dj and "dead boston clubs" (The Palace in SAUGUS!) let me give tribute to those who arent me in the band: Kevin Linehan/Joe Quinn, drums and bass did a drums and bass soundcheck that was VERY CCR; Gizmo's Factory? or should they back me up covering RoKENNE like Clifford/Cook did with Mister Erikson? MJ Quirk was in very good voice, good choice of covers and I figured out the guitars; he is more like Ron Asheton's to my James Willaimson or of course Kramer/Smith, MC5, but again YOU listen to the cd, go to website. (MJ also had new Billy Connors cd; in our interview, I get tired hearing him even mentioning PRACTICE, much less gigging). Hardest working man in show business? That's John Keegan whom went from the Damned to play Andy/Steve MacKay sax with this combo! Being late, his "fine" was driving me past 16 parker hill avenue, Donna Gaines SOMMER's gurlhood home ("Love to love ME bay-bay!"). also caught on tape was me riffin' on "neat neat neat", Bradlee Les Paul copy (Korean) through MJ QUIRK'S marshall. If I forgot anything else of this fun night, as you read this Sunday, club linehan at c-note, Hull. after that Hopelessly Obscure/VAT, Great Scott, tuesday 6 June 17 (D-Day!) a Ken Kaiser 60th birthday present! after the next Gizmos tour, we'll get dropped off in the projects like New Edition with $1.87 royalty check per dude"......

Friday, May 26, 2017

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youtube, search, blacksplotation; ALWAYS a motherlode and "winner by elimintation": JIVE TURKEY 1974! a subject of many a film forum but my fave:! Italian mob versus black gangsters, numbers racket, chicago....after playing Chief of the Hekawi Indians in F-Troop, Frank de Kova plays Mob boss. Paul Harris plays head of Black mob, Pasha; he was in Truck Turner! (still need to see). Phil Moore did music: lots of forties be-bop records but the soundtrack kinda funky jazz/blues;I like it and woulda liked it age 18 ('74). BUT, again, "Winner By Elimination", is SERENE played by DON EDMONSON, who cuts fellow gangsters jugulars with her jewelry! and there ARE photos on-line, 20 years before RuPaul. But to cap my evening: Downtown Crossing, it's....Keytar Bear! playing "dont you want me baby"! like Harold Madison Jr., I gave him the Big 25 and he gave me a PAWS up! Tried explaining Keytar Bear to Julie and research says: youtube videos and Facebook page! If we were more like Keytar Bear and less like Serene, there'd be more peace in the world!".....



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