Thursday, January 28, 2010

you gotta open your eyes in the morning

god bless footage of artists performing on the old grey whistle test (a television music show that ran from 1971 to 1987 on the bbc)

downloaded this song for the first time about two years ago and re-feeling it as of right this moment now:

recently also been re-feeling tom petty. dude is actually pretty genius and runs with some heavy circles, not to mention how killer the original intro in this video is.

and here's the buzzcocks on whistle test in 1978 (have you re-listened to this band lately? maybe you never stopped? i think they nailed it):

i think three is nice and rounded. i watched new york noise tonight and its probably the closest thing i have to a show like whistle test these days. i will take it but i think i should have been the host of whistle test right around '76. sign me uppppppp.