Brian McLane

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Entries Tagged as 'The Clash'

A LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR. BEST FRIENDS FOR 31 YEARS

November 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Family and Friends

31 years ago we were holding each other up at The Who and The Clash at Shea Stadium. Today we have families, responsibilities, payments, chores, etc. But we’re still there for each other. You know when you have a Best Friend? When you can go a month or two (sometimes more?) without being able to […]

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WHAT BANDS AND MUSIC ARTISTS ARE ON MY PHONE? Part I (A-C)

August 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Social Commentary

In other words, who am I listening to? I have a mix of Classic Rock, Hard Rock, 80’s, Rap, Dance, R&B, Oldies, Alternative, AM Gold, Standards, Jazz, Opera and a lot more. Here is A through C: Abba, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Alice in Chains, Alkaline Trio, Arctic Monkeys, Aretha Franklin, The B-52’s, The Babies, […]

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MY DIGITAL LIFE – WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THESE CDS

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

It’s taking forever. But year after year my CDs take up shelves and shelves of space and sit there. I’ve digitized some songs and then can’t find them because either a hard drive crash or I sold a computer – and now I’ve got to digitize them all again. Led Zeppelin, Simple Minds, Sex Pistols, […]

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BRIAN MCLANE OF BAD HOTEL TO JOIN ESR IN ORLANDO

July 30th, 2011 · No Comments · music, Social Commentary

When I was in High School, I hung out with David Arthurs and Todd Klepper, Josh Trachtman and some other good friends. To be sure we got a healthy measure of all styles of music in and Mondo Boffo, the band I formed with John Vercesi and Josh had heavy funk, ska and fusion influences. […]

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SORRY CHARLIE…. SHEEN. NOT A BAD BOY, AN ADDICT OUT OF CONTROL

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Social Commentary

Charlie Sheen once said in relation to women, I pay hookers not to stay…. but to leave. There is a long list of actors who come from a pedigree. Most are never as successful as their famous parents. Charlie Sheen is argueably the exception. Almost certainly financially so. He has been used to the same […]

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