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021. Dangerous Acquaintances: Marianne Faithfull, August 15, 1983

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Marianne comes to town on a steamy August Monday evening.  It was a  night of  thigh-slappin’ rhythms, contented smiles … and dangerous acquaintances.

021. Dangerous Acquaintances: Marianne Faithfull, Fryfogle’s, London, Ontario, August 15, 1983, $12.50

Marianne Faithfull has occupied mental real estate in my consciousness since I was but a wee lad. As someone who grew up in a household where the music of the Rolling Stones was ever-present via my older sibs (“Dandelion” was one of the first singles I ever owned; Out of Our Heads, my first album, was gifted to my four-year-old self from a visiting aunt and uncle from the UK), I was always following the Stones-related headlines and hijinks. Mick and Marianne’s exploits throughout their time as a couple in the late 1960s always got a profusion of ink. Continue reading

018. I Keep A Close Watch: John Cale, June 13, 1983

CALE017 handbill BLOG I do not have a ticket for this show, so a big Thank You to MZ for this handbill scan from her collection.

018. I Keep A Close Watch: John Cale with Sheep Look Up, Fryfogle’s, London, Ontario, Canada, Monday June 13, 1983

Given my life-long obsession with music of many genres, it’s difficult for me to pair it down to a singular favourite.

That said, if pushed, there are probably two bands who could split that mantle between them. In my world, they are equal twin peaks and share a number of similar traits Continue reading