Tag - live music

Louis Armstrong

And I Think To Myself: Happy Birthday, Louis...

So when looking for stuff about the great Satchmo, I came across this bit: Armstrong’s birthdate was originally supposed to be July 4, 1900. However, his birthday was actually August 4, 1901–somebody apparently found a baptismal...

Tom Jones and Janis Joplin

Tom Jones & Janis Joplin: For...

Tom Jones and Janis Joplin build a barn with “Raise Your Hand” on This is Tom Jones from 1969, then they proceed to burn it right to the goddamn ground and cackle madly, shaking their asses the whole time. Awesome. Direct link...

Miles Davis smiling

Miles Davis Quintet and “Joshua”...

My bassist told me that years before, he had a chance to go see Miles for free and didn't take it. I never have forgiven him for that. Anyway, here's the Quintet live from 1964. Nice.