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When he did us like that
The 1960s inspired pop rocker Petty is always the first choice
Interpol are playing their second show at Los Angeles State Historic Park
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers play a series of gigs at the Hollywood Bowl
undoubtedly the king of Arroyo Seco
passion, gusto, and a tremendous sense of fun
From far away Petty seems to be phoning in but up close it isn’t like that at all: he is almost physically aversed to the largest gestures, he keeps the band and himself in check and it simply doesn’t project. However, I am sure Margaret disagreed so hang loose for her full review
Sure, you think it is either Petty or Lewis for album of the week but I’ve heard em both and they both are, not terrible, but certainly not great. So I’m gonna put my money on Eric Clapton and his JJ Cale covers album. Is that a mistake? I will have to live with it.
Good Morning, Good Morning – Mickey Dolenz – Major bummer that I’m missing this guy at BB Kings on Wednesday, in commiseration, try this haunted cover to beat all covers, all the psychedelia melted away and the song a haunted nightmare – A-
It ends with one of the worst tracks, “Shadow People” -another blues vamp with nothing much happening and another disappointment. when Petty and his band are not on their game they can be astonishingly boring. This isn’t that bad, it isn’t ;s Mojo, but it is missing a big big song to sail in on and in the end it is all a little shrugged filled.