Thursday, September 25, 2008

A Perhaps Predictably Early Clue to the New Direction

From 1978, here's the irrepressible and charmingly monikered Stiff Records star Wreckless Eric with his classic "Whole Wide World."



BTW, I just discovered that Eric is now married to the lovely Amy Rigby. That's adorable.

In any case, as always, a coveted PowerPop No-Prize will be awarded the first reader who gleans the clip's relevance to tomorrow's Weekend Listomania.

Although I gotta tell you -- I don't think anybody's gonna get this one.

Heh heh.

20 comments:

Anonymous said...

bands with female bass players

steve simels said...

Good one but no.
:-)

CovetedNOPrizeWinnerWithOakLeafCluster said...

Still touring after all these years?

Anonymous said...

probably way off ,bands that appeared on the uncle floyd show ??? lol

steve simels said...

Anonymous said...
probably way off ,bands that appeared on the uncle floyd show ??? lol



I love that one, but no...
:-)

CovetedNOPrizeWinnerWithOakLeafCluster said...

The "Spider" John Koerner nickname edition?

rotten mcdonald said...

misspelled artist nicknames?

steve simels said...

Uh...all good, but...


no!!!!!
:-)

Ali said...

alliteration

steve simels said...

Ali said...
alliteration



I'm definitely stealing that one.

But no...

TMink said...

Songs with world wide scope?

Good bands from the late 70s that weren't punk or new wave?

Trey

TMink said...

Rocknrollers who marry each other?

MBowen said...

Songs with only two chords?

CovetedNOPrizeWinnerWithOakLeafCluster said...

The legendary label edition?

MJConroy said...

Songs whose initials can be used as part of a URL (WWW, HTTP, COM. etc.)?

MJConroy said...

Songs covered by The Monkees?

geor3ge said...

two chords?

mbowen beat me to it.

Bad videos?

steve simels said...

All the above since the alliteration one are brilliant, but...

NO!!!!

And I'm sorry, I'd leave another clue but I can't think of one that wouldn't totally give it away.

:-)

dave™© said...

Jeez, Wreckless Eric just played a little bar in SF!

I'll take a shot (though I don't know if he was, but since they were both on Stiff): Nick Lowe produced artists?

dave™© said...

One more shot: songs that mention Tahiti?

And where's my Gravatar???