Guadalcanal Diary, Georgia Scene Late 70s – Early 80s, by Tom Kipp

Mr. Kipp – Do you have any latter-day thoughts about Guadalcanal Diary? Their music may have aged better than the REM of the same period. Perhaps I’m only enjoying it because I hadn’t heard it in 30 years and wasn’t listening closely the first time.

Sincerely,

Ricky in Enumclaw

I’ve loved their “Always Saturday” . . . → Read More: Guadalcanal Diary, Georgia Scene Late 70s – Early 80s, by Tom Kipp

The B-52s – Dance This Mess Around, By Tom Kipp

A dingy bit o’ time travel like I never dared to imagine! The greatest B-52’s song, smashingly performed in what looks like a hole in the wall every bit as unlikely as Missoula’s Moose Lodge would be a few short years later for Ein Heit. Mere WEEKS from the onset of World Domination, . . . → Read More: The B-52s – Dance This Mess Around, By Tom Kipp