Cyril’s latest column for Ugly Things magazine will be available soon, signed sealed delivered in time for the new issue at the presses!
This time he recalls the early SF trips era as he experienced it in person circa ’66-’67.
It’s getting better all the time – as tales of the nascent Groovies will be told!
Here’a s link to the most recently pub’d ish in which CJ reveals the secrets of ’65!
Are you a Belieber?
Justin Bieber is! He’s raving about Slow Death from the movie soundtrack of CBGB, which if you watch the trailer on youtube, notice Cyril’s bad ass geetar all over it!
Yes, beliebers, and non-Beliebers -Justin puts it at #2 on his current top ten list of songs and things to check out!
and by the way, or btw yeah yeah yeah – here’s the 1st draft of Cab Covay’s poster for the upcoming FG tour!
The Flamin’ Groovies’ June 30th show with Springsteen, etc… was just made official today:
Here’s the updated tour iteneary:
Fly to UK:
Sunday, June 30th at Hard Rock Live Festival at Olympic Stadium, London, UK (Bruce Springsteen, Black Crowes, Paul Weller, etc),
Tuesday, July 2nd – headlining the Scala Theatre, London
(From 1865-82, the theatre was known as the Prince of Wales’s Theatre. In 1964, the theatre was used by The Beatles for the concert sequences in the film A Hard Day’s Night.)
Return to USA:
Saturday, July 6 – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
Sunday July 7th – Maxwell’s, Hoboken, New Jersey
Wednesday, July 10th – The Chapel, San Francisco, CA
Cyril and Chris (Jordan/Wilson songwriting team of the Shake Some Action – Now! era Flamin’ Groovies) took the first literal steps towards their tour in bright windy San Francisco daylight this afternoon!
“Once more into the breach, with gusto!” I said as they began walking toward Barry’s van.
That got a laugh from Chris!
A little sad to see them go, though I know they will do alright, and a bit more than that!!
Cyril’s peace-out words were, “Keep your fingers crossed!”
That we will CJ.
And we hope they had a pleasant flight into Japan.
All’s quiet up on the hill…