September 9th, 2009

Loon

Ah, to be young again ...

Yes, today is the "official day" for the early Punk band 999! Of course, they had to wait a long time (the band formed in 1976), but those of us who "were there" (not in London, of course, in my case) probably have this album pop to mind when the 9-9-9 number sequence is mentioned:



It is remarkable to me how long ago that is now. However, in honor of those days I'll probably be humming the band's "Homicide" whenever the date comes to mind today!

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Heh ... this clip makes me feel at least that I'm not the only one the years have not been particularly flattering to!

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It's amazing, but these guys are still going ... see their official web site!


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Loon

Cool ...

OK, I guess I've mentioned that I've sort of abandoned Pandora for a while, and have been listening to JACK-FM on the web. Well, I was clicking through on some stuff in that window and found this:



Now, I've only played a little of a couple of these, but they are legitimately JUST LIKE THE OLD GAMES ... a trip down memory lane for this ol'geezer who used to go out to the local gaming arcade several times a week back before he could get into the bars!


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