Archive for January, 2013

Where Did Underground Cartoonist Spain Rodriguez Get His Start?

Dateline: Wedesnday November 28, 2012 Regrettably, another one of the great innovators and truly original icons of the 60s has died. Underground cartoonist Spain Rodriguez was instrumental and influential in the rise of underground comic’s. When one reads of his childhood in Buffalo New York, you will find he (like so many of us) was […]


How San Francisco Band Blue Cheer makes it in Los Angeles

I am extending my conversation about San Francisco band Blue Cheer. It seems they were very much the residents at the corner of Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco. (This was at the height of Hippiedom in the mid 1960’s). ┬áIt is very interesting to me how the Pinnacle Rock Concerts (based in LA) seemed to really […]