The wife, again, refused to let me put Buena Vista Social Club on the DVD player tonight. Sigh. Watched “Year One” on Netflix instead, and it was actually surprisingly funny – kind of a vamp through the Old Testament with Jack Black and Michael Cera playing off each other perfectly.
Anyway, here’s an ancient video of one of my favorite bands of the early eighties, the dB’s. I used to listen to them on WNYC radio when I was back home in Brooklyn for a short stretch. Pure Power Pop from the age of Reagan and 10%+ unemployment. First time as tragedy, second time as farce.
And one more: