Between going on vacation for ten days and then attending a National Book Critics Circle board meeting this weekend, I have put this blog on de facto hiatus for a bit. Time to resume....
On Friday -- after years of searching for anything on CD by Fred Smith's post-MC5 group Sonic's Rendezvous Band -- I found the recently issued recording of the band opening for the Ramones in Detroit thirty years ago. Evidently there have been a few bootlegs and limited-edition releases. But for some reason one of Detroit's great bands (another member had been the drummer for the Stooges) never came to the attention of a label with any clout.
So let's start the new season off with the A side of SRB's single -- the only one they ever released, I think....
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