New Music Tuesday
Or can we say wednesday (It a day late)
all right it wednesday July the 5th alright it a day late but the MTV New just like everbody else have the day off so yes there was alblum released on the forth of July the day of the great thing ever writen on paper The Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia on July 4th, 1776, But since it a Pop Culture Blog other things happend on the Day of Independence from the British, Like July the 4th 1980 where The Beach Boys play to a half a millions at the mall in washington DC and did it again in 81 that rise the iroer of then Secretary as Interior under Ronald Reagan James G. Watt
who complained that the celebration was being despoiled by ''rock bands attracting the wrong element' and banned the group form ever play there again at the mall, Who they got the folling year: Wayne Newton
He lift the ban in 1983 in the first culture clast between the esabement and and rock music.
Also on July the 4th 1982 the prince of drakness Ozzy Osbourne married his pricness his manager, Sharon Arden, who 20 years became a star with some goofy MTV Serire.
Also on July the 4th 1990 The rap group 2 Live Crew releases the single "Banned in the U.S.A." with the blessing of "Born in the U.S.A." creator Bruce Springsteen. The song, which racks up 2 million advance orders, is in part a response to anti-obscenity groups that have targeted the rappers, and guess what it still going today.
Also on July the 4th 1995 The Ramones release what trun out to be there last alblum "Adios Amigos
and finaly on this day the same year in 95 At start of Lollapalooza in George,Wash (the state not the city) eight years before anyone hear of Jack White or Jason Stollsteimer, the first well docmented indie rocker punching out indie rockers when Courtney Love punch out Kathleen Hanna then member of the riot girl band Bikini Kill and then after that she when on line and called her a rat face, Love receives a suspended one-year sentence and is required to take courses in anger management, Well we see how that work out and Kathleen Hanna is a hero to all of us as a member of Le Tigre, You rock Kathleen and by the way your cute as well, But dont you get punch out at you indie record store as we see this week new music released from the only bands that matters.
And this week it very light because it was July 4th.
Johnny Cash - American V: A Hundred Highways (Lost Highway)
(This is this week big CD release it was made months before the man in black meet the big man upstairs in 2003.
Ziggy Marley - Love Is My Religion (Target stores only; Tuff Gong)
Peter Gammons - Never Slow Down, Never Grow Old (Rounder)
(and yes don't laught The ESPN baseball commentator and columnist for The Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated have a a CD of Covers overs of Chuck Berry and Warren Zevon as well as an original tune and it have guest like George Thorogood, Little Feat's Paul Barrere, Kay Hanley(of Letter to Cleo) and one of my fave on this blog sight Juliana Hatfield as well as Boston Red Sox G.M. Theo Epstein, it also a beitfit Theo and Paul Epstein's Foundation to be Named Later, a charity which raises funds and awareness for non-profit agencies serving disadvantaged youth in the Greater Boston area, and if your wondering he is resting from a brain aneurysm he surrfer last week.)
The Kinks - "Collector's Rarities: The Live Broadcasts" (Classic Rock Legends)
TV on DVD:
from Acapulco H.E.A.T. The Complete 1st Season
Family Affair Season 1
Fear Factor The 1st Season
Slings and Arrows Season 1
Commander-in-Chief Season 1, Volume 1
Project Runway Complete 2nd Season
Tracey Takes On... The Complete 2nd Season
Monk Season 4 buy
Season Roseanne The Complete 4th Season
Columbo The Complete 5th
Strangers with Candy The Complete Series
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Jackie Gleason Show, The The Color Honeymooners: Collection 1
Doctor Who Season 1 (USA Only)
Charlie's Angels The Complete 3rd Season