Archive for the 'The Modern Lovers' Category

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Aside from the essential Precise Modern Lovers, live documents of Jonathan Richman’s first musical forays are few and far between. But this recording surfaced just a few years back, capturing Jonathan Richman, Jerry Harrison, David Robinson and Ernie Brooks playing two full sets at the Stonehenge Club in Ipswich, MA, sometime in 1970 or ‘71. […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Any discussion regarding albums and artists, who were ahead of the game, in terms of influencing upcoming musical movements, must include The Modern Lovers debut LP. This is the precursor to punk — absolutely essential listening. Recorded in 1972, and released in 1976, the album was wayyy ahead of it’s time, influencing punk, post-punk and […]