what i watched
revisiting the 9s: before sunset (richard linklater, 2004)

music friday: the cramps, willie nelson

The Cramps, Kezar Pavilion, 10-13-79. They followed local faves The Dead Kennedys as openers for The Clash. The Cramps were the earliest (or one of the earliest) practitioners of Psychobilly.

Willie Nelson, Berkeley Community Theater, 9-22-04. Willie seemed ancient then ... he was 71 years old ... that was 17 years ago, he's still at it! Lucinda Williams was his opening act ... we were seeing her for the bazillionth time ... among other things, she was born the same year as my wife and I, so when you see her in this video, imagine us in the audience, looking like we're the same age as Lucinda:


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