File this under: But why?
When all is said and done, is anyone surprised that it was gay men and women who were the actual forefront of the CBGB/Max's Musical Revolution of the mid-to-late 70s?
Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!
Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.
In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...
The film "CBGB" brings the look, sound, and hopefully not smell of the iconic NY punk scene to life. Rupert Grint of "Harry Potter" fame plays punk Cheetah Chrome - and he joins us along with director Randall Miller.