Sometimes all it takes is a bridge to attain legendary status in rock and roll, or at least rediscover what made you so great in the first place. One of the more notable ‘bridge’ albums in rock history came out this week 45 years ago as Pink Floyd released “Meddle”.
Following the just flat-out weird “Ummagumma” and marginally better “Atom Heart Mother”, Floyd really laid the groundwork for the sound that would catapult them to rock legends. The songs that best captured that foundation were “One of These Days” and the positively sublime “Echoes”.
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There may not a more hilarious collection of rock star memes than the countless ones involving the seemingly immortal Keith Richards. This one may be my favorite (leave it to me to pick one involving food).
As for the funniest bits on the death-defying mystique of Keith, Bill Hicks has that market cornered as far as I’m concerned. See below for proof.
I haven’t played one of these in a while for you so I am bringing back by ‘Mashup of the Month’. This is the second time I’ve heard the Bee Gees classic ‘Staying Alive’ used for a rock and roll mashup, this time around with Pink Floyd.