Posited – late Seventies = Rock wasteland. Alternate Evidence Presented
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I’ll start with 1979: At Budokan – Cheap Trick; London Calling – The Clash; The Wall – Pink Floyd; Damn the Torpedoes – Tom Petty & the HB; Low Budget – The Kinks; Armed Forces – Elvis Costello; Look Sharp! … Continue reading

The Boys of Summer were once the Kids of Spring
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Joe Garagiola never really lived up to his potential as a baseball player but he was well known as a baseball announcer and broadcaster for over 30 years with NBC and over 50 years in the business. Joe passed away … Continue reading

He actually asked “What Kind of Motorcycle do you want the Guitar to sound like?”
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He had a few big hits in the 70’s that tended more to the softer side of Rock. Later he just wanted to Bang The Drum All Day. But did you know how great a guitarist he was? Ladies and … Continue reading

You can find TDS in the Strangest Places
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Here is an ad on the back of a free magazine HK for a furniture liquidation sale. Shambala caters to Western expats who want to furnish their upscale rental paid by The Firm apartments with the latest in Indonesian and … Continue reading

Hey that’s Me and I want you only
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He’s mentioned in the very first stanza of the very first song from Springsteen’s classic Born To Run. When people start listing the greatest singers of the rock era his name doesn’t come up as often as it should. Ladies … Continue reading

Take a Step Back and Listen to Rick
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Listen to Rick Santelli, one of the original motivators behind the Tea Party Movement, and think about the stakes we are facing as we look at the prospect the Dem nominee will be a Marxist, Hillary or Sanders. If you … Continue reading

Ruh Roh
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The Chinese markets closed limit down over 7% for the second time in 4 sessions. The market closed for the day after less than one hour trading. The Yuan slipped more than 1/2% and is now down over 1.5% YTD. … Continue reading

Finally some sanity returns!
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is finally returning to some sanity as three deserving bands and a great guitarist are being inducted into the Hall in 2016. Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chicago and Steve Miller, after 15 – … Continue reading

Next Time For Sure
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Oh well. I’ll take another shot, although I have not had success before I still see a divergence between what most economic numbers and market numbers say and what the Employment Numbers, The Fed and The US Equity Markets say. … Continue reading

Another socialist travesty unfolding
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Brazil begins to circle the drain, joining Venezuela and Argentina in the great socialist unraveling. Higher US interest rates should do wonders for them! After a week in which the nation’s top young financier was thrown in jail alongside a … Continue reading

And the Hits keep coming (economically)
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The other day I mentioned the punk economic reports not jiving with the Fed’s planned interest rate hike. We found out this week that the Fed had leaned towards a go in December in their Oct meeting, before the great … Continue reading

One of these things is not like the other
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Last Fri Oct Payrolls report came in at +271K and the Obama administration is Happy Dancing and the Fed is expected to raise rates. Now to say this was a surprise is an understatement. That number is well above the … Continue reading

How do you say Comrade in Spanish?
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Komrade Jeb Bush of the Demokrat Light Party (DLP), formerly known as the Republikan Party, has finally come to his senses and now embraces Komrade Glorious Leader’s “wealth redistribution” ideology: Republicans are suddenly talking about income inequality … Continue reading

Miss me yet?
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Will Jeb! be Bush 45? Nope. And Nope. http://www.freakingnews.com/pictures/124500/Will-Jeb-Be-Bush-45–124918.jpg … Continue reading

Someone else noticed
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Don’t look now but ZH has come to the same conclusion I did the other day. No bubble here. Believe me though, this is not a local phenomenon confined to San Francisco. London Housing Bubble Watch. … Continue reading

Two for Tuesday
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For most of you it’s still Monday but for some of us it is already Tuesday. Here’s two videos for celebrities everywhere: Spot the Celebrity? … Continue reading