today is the 25th anniversary of elvis's death on the pot that mournful day as punk was exploding all across the western world. in reading the trashy beach novel which is '24 hour party people' tony wilson describes the moment he found out - of another generation and too northern for sex pistols nihilism, he was moved, felt an era end.
Month of August, 2002
just finished a huge piece on the bluegrass band jim and jennie who have sort have become my pets. talking to 'bluegrass unlimited' magazine i got that unpleasant, itchy feeling of not knowing anything about a certain genre...wanting to dive right into it. bill monroe, at least.