Angelenos: Thursday, December 13, at Beyond Baroque in Venice, noted author, music historian, and friend of Aquarium Drunkard Pat Thomas will host a live Q&A discussion with Ronnie Schneider, manager of the Rolling Stones’ mythic 1969 tour — documented the classic film Gimme Shelter—about his new book Out Of Our Heads: Rolling Stones, Beatles and Me. Schneider’s career dispenses with the “Beatles or Stones” binary; he worked extensively with both.
In the last years of the 1960s, pop culture and revolution felt synonymous. “The late 1960s-early 1970s were an era when on a college kid’s dorm room, there would be […]
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Chicago Democratic convention, where hippies, Black Panthers, the MC5, and many others clashed spectacularly with The Man, few figures seem more […]
“The Golden Voice Of Africa” – Pat Thomas . A regular collaborator with Ebo Taylor, Thomas was a mainstay of the ‘70s and ‘80s Ghanaian highlife, afrobeat and afro-pop scenes. Via Strut […]