THE ELM TREASON NEWSLETTER NUMBER 60
JUNE 10, 2022
THE ALBUM COVER CONTEST!
As you may or may not know, ELM TREASON will be releasing a brand new studio album in the fall… We are hoping for an October 15th drop or thereabouts. We will be putting it out on vinyl, on CD and in downloadable digital format.
And… we would love for YOU to be a part of it.
Are you an artist? Like to paint? Draw? Sketch? Use software to design? Take photos?
If so, hit this link… and your work could be our next album cover:
–> THE “WITHOUT A TRIBE” ALBUM COVER CONTEST <—
Your Input: The LAST live show you saw
Whether it be in large stadiums, a small club or outside at a festival, live shows ROCK. There’s NOTHING like live music.
What was the last live show you saw? And did you dig it?
Hit that comments section! And thanks so much. 🙂
Birthdays This Past Week
Some birthdays we did not mention on our Facebook page…
Singer Tom Jones celebrated his 82nd birthday on Tuesday.
Greg Ginn, guitarist and main songwriter for Black Flag, had his 68th birthday on Wednesday.
Richard Butler, lead singer of The Psychedelic Furs, turned 66 last Sunday.
James Shaffer, guitarist for Korn, was 52 on Monday.
Slayer guitarist Kerry King turned 58 last Friday.
On Thursday, Mick Box, lead guitarist Uriah Heep turned 75.
Actor and musician, Johnny Depp, turned 59 on Thursday.
Guitar faces… Just Because
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Taking aim with our axes. Summer, 2019.
19 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Billy Joel wins a Tony Award for the orchestration of his Broadway musical Movin’ Out.
21 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Elton John auctions off 20 vehicles in his car collection, earning $2.75 million. He says he “doesn’t have time to drive them anymore.”
29 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
On his 35th birthday, Prince LITERALLY becomes an icon, changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol. He is known as the “artist formerly known as Prince” for a while.
29 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Tina Turner’s life story, including her stormy relationship with her husband Ike, is portrayed in the film What’s Love Got To Do With It, starring Angela Bassett as Tina.
47 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Syd Barrett, ex-Pink Floyd member and founder who was forced from the band after becoming an acid casualty, quietly appears in the Abbey Road studios during recording of the band’s album Wish You Were Here, which was largely written about him. No one notices Barrett, and he soon leaves as quietly as he entered.
50 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The musical GREASE opens on Broadway.
51 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The Ed Sullivan Show airs its final show, going out with guests Jerry Vale and Gladys Knight & The Pips after 23 years on the air.
107 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Les Paul, guitarist extraordinaire, as well a key developer of the electric guitar and multitrack recording, is born Lester William Polsfuss in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
131 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
One of popular music’s greatest songwriters EVER, the legendary Cole Porter, is born.
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