This episode was just supposed to be a re-cap on the last 3 years of the blog. It was going to focus not on the things that were downloaded most, but things that were downloaded the least. Before I started putting sound clips there were a lot of things that got very little interest based either on my minimal description, or, I don't know...maybe the cover wasn't conducive enough to what you thought a ska cover should look like. Who knows? I already have episode 6 in the works (it won't take as long as this one did) but I will probably do the re-cap in episode 7.
Speaking of covers..I figure that I had to do this one at some point so here it is. It's cheesy, yes, but it had to be done.
This episode is chock-full of the big names: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Cure, Simply Red, Blondie, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger...
Oh yeah, that little clip at the beginning was John Lennon in 1971 during the rehearsal of How Do You Sleep from the Imagine album. He recommends playing it as a reggae song. In the end it didn't wind up that way. Damn shame that.