Category Archives: rock

Jed Clampett Rocks Out

Nothing say don’t do it like an old man rocking out. Like Buddy Ebsen in THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES. Jed Clampett was more Ted Nugent than Duane Allman. To see this travesty, please go to the following URL

AX IN HAND by Peter Nolan Smith

My mother had spent her honeymoon on Bermuda. Every winter my parents had vacationed in the Caribbean and each July my father rented a Harwichport cottage for a week. My mother loved the ocean. On summer weekends they loaded his six children into the Ford Station wagon for a drive to the beach. Massachusetts had […]

15 Minutes of African Garage/Psych Rock from 60′s Era

Garage rock existed everywhere in the world during the 60s; Europe, Asia, and Africa. Here’s 15 minutes of savage rock from the Big Continent. Check out this URL

Joy Division USA Tour 1980

32 years ago New Wave rockers across America were excitedly anticipating Joy Division’s May 1980. The Manchester band was scheduled to appear at Hurrah in New York for three nights. None of us were expecting to hear the news of the singer’s suicide on the eve of his departure. Ian Curtis was dead. He had […]

Hurrah Punk Nightclub

Hurrah disco on West 62nd Street died after the opening of Studio 54. The owners experimented with a dance club featuring mainstream rock with video monitors hanging from the ceiling. When this scheme didn’t work, the owners called on Jim Fouratt to animate the ex-dance studio and the impish impresario booked punk and new wave […]