Revolution #92, Side 2

Year: 1992
Original Format:
cassette
Subtitle: “Non-Stop Happy Times and Space”

Most of these quotes I used for the liner notes were lifted from a Dave Barry column, which gives me an excuse to quote this tribute Steve Martin wrote when Barry left the Miami Herald in 2005:

Dave says he wants to spend more time with his family. But I hesitate to tell you that Dave’s family is a hash pipe and some old Playboy magazines. Yes, Dave has written many funny essays that have appeared in our nation’s newspapers. However, most of his material is plagiarized from his own mind. Often, a funny idea will come to Dave, and then he will use that idea in one of his columns. Also, he will sometimes have a perfectly legitimate sentence, and then twist that sentence all out of shape so it will read funny. Another device that he uses is the old trick of putting the punch line at the end of the sentence or paragraph. These tactics are abhorrent.


And, by the way, you know how he often says, “And I’m not making this up?” Well, he made that up. Dave Barry, and I am not making this up, loves Satan.

In truth, if Wikipedia is being truthful, Barry is an atheist of Presbyterian extraction. Nonetheless he is the co-author of a forthcoming book called A Field Guide to the Jewish People.

Where am I going with this? Nowhere really. It’s Sunday. Here’s some music.

Continue reading “Revolution #92, Side 2”

Revolution #92, Side 1

Year: 1992
Original Format:
cassette
Subtitle: “Non-Stop Happy Times and Space”

This one pretty well sticks to its theme — revolutionary songs from various decades, though where is the Clash, younger self? — for the first half-hour, and then it goes rogue. I know why, too: I was dying to show off my recent acquisition of the recent Robert Johnson box set, a very hip item at the time. Then it gets all strange and psychedelic at the end, not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Continue reading “Revolution #92, Side 1”