Most people don't own it...
"Good evening. This is off our first record. Most people don't own it."…
Dear God, Mr. Rose went into extra paragraphs!
chris: "One of the musical projects I'd like to put together is to make some of the tons of underground classics of the last part of the 20th Century more popular."
i nominate disco inferno. the band. one of the greats, but i'm the only person i know who knows this. and i know a lot of music nazis. i've done my part. but it pays no dividends. d.i. go pop and technicolour are two of the best albums of the 90s. i sigh. it must be the name. they're ungoogleable. ungooglable? ungooglitious.
"Personally I think Captain Beefheart is one of the greatest American artists of the 20th Century but the number of people who would agree with me is probably quite small."
you have one vote.
"The Beatles made some pretty tunes but take away the context of the social change and context surrounding the two of them and there's not really a whole lot left."
you burn in hell.
"All the leaves are brown,
and the sky is gray,
I've been for a walk,
On a winter's day....
jet, you should watch "chunking express." there's a long bit of it that kind of centers around that song. tony leung plays the male lead (and he is awesome.) (and the female lead is gorgeous.) after that, watch "happy together." both are by wong kar-wai.
"happy together" is really great. the first scene (gay luvvins) gets rid of all the homophobes. beyond that beauty, there's lots of other beauty in it as well.
ahem. "chunGking express."
Surprising lack of discussion of Nirvana in a lot of the comments...I thought that's what this article was about...