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Dancing About Politics: Trey Anastasio, Dr. John, SMAP

Links we’re in like with: The Boston Herald interviews Dr. John. “Did Katrina make you a political artist?” asks Jed Gottlieb. “I’ve been at that political stuff since the second record I made,” replies the Night Tripper, adding, “People outside of New Orleans have no idea what it’s like in the city. Half the population…

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Pink Floyd Flies You To The Moon

On July 20, 1969, Pink Floyd jammed out am atmospheric psychedelic blues as live soundtrack to the first lunar landing. The music was for an episode of the Beeb’s “Omnibus” series titled “But What If It’s Made of Green Cheese?” The program aired before, during, and after coverage of the moon landing itself, and it…