When you need a collection of bruising 2 minute rock and roll songs look no further than Going Down in History . 3B Michael McDermott- Best on defense when he's deep in the hole, this classic hard core troubadour brings the same intensity to his lyrics as he does to his performance out in the field.
Glam Slam was a glitzy, state of the art music venue that Prince built in 1989. As you might imagine, Prince was not one to cut corners so the sound system was epic. So for a blissed out 2 minutes, we gazed straight up with our mouths wide open as we watched Prince play guitar for a crowd of about 300 people.
I'm not sure how a singer who collaborated with Mick and Keith in the mid-60's (she also made music with them) could be overlooked, but the solo album Broken English is a masterpiece. Just to show there's a good witch song that's been recorded in the last 30 years, but apparently there are not many.
But for true Cubs fans like myself-the genetic variety carrying the disability from birth-the moment has arrived to ask the key question: Is it time to inoculate ourselves against false hope with a dose of harsh memories? They have blamed the agonizing dry spell on "The Curse of the Billy Goat", "The Black Cat Curse", and an incident in which a Cubs fan became the 2003 scapegoat of the latest painful disappointment for the Cubbies, who have not reached the World Series in 70 years.
He's known to younger generations for his malaproprisms and to baseball fans everywhere for his stunning accomplishments, including playing in 14 World Series (an MLB-record 75 World Series games played), winning 10 championships, catching the only perfect game in World Series history and being voted American League MVP 3 times over Yankee teammates Phil Rizzuto, Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford.
WXRT's Program Director Norm Winer will be one of the honored recipients of a 2015 Fifth Star Award at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion tomorrow night at 7PM. The free celebration will include musical performances from Sweet Honey in the Rock and The Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra with the WXRT All-Stars, an amazing musical collective featuring Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, Jimmy Chamberlin of Smashing Pumpkins, Kelly Hogan and JC Brooks.
A Lin's Bin I wrote on an anniversary of 9/11 a long, long time ago. We seem to revel in celebrating "negaversaries," that is, negative anniversaries such as September 11th, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy Assasination, etc.. Today, we are removed by many years, but the events of September 11th 2001 crossed all generations.