THE ELM TREASON NEWSLETTER NUMBER 80
OCTOBER 28, 2022
ELM TREASON TIDBITS
– To begin with, the GROOVY NOODLES ARCHIVE has FINALLY BEEN UPDATED past the end of July. HALLELUJAH!!!!!!!!! And it only took us nearly three months! We rock, don’t we?
– Elm Treason HOODIES and SWEATSHIRTS definitely will be made available in November, by popular demand… as well as a few extra special items that we are just finishing up. Stay tuned.
– Our next studio album “WITHOUT A TRIBE” will have 13 songs and will be available on CD, Vinyl and HQ Audio Files (FLAC, WAV, MP3). There will also be a “bonus” EP containing three or four songs. (We haven’t decided yet).
We plan on ushering an all-out, full-on roll out of the album, including exclusive features, videos, interview segments, merch, all of it… It will be a TON of fun and even bigger and better than the “VOICE OF TREASON” roll out.
The question is… when will all this happen?
Life has been crazy for us at the moment. Family illnesses, unexpected expenses, unforeseen mayhem (to name a few distractions)… so at the risk of sounding like we are peddling excuses, we are probably looking at the beginning on next year to begin pre-sales and start this “experience.” rolling.
We can only apologize for the delays… but we can assure you, this will be our best effort yet.
Meanwhile, we have some cool things coming up before year’s end for all of you… so please stay tuned.
We appreciate your support and friendship more than we can say.
Your Input: Halloween Jams
In this spirit of Halloween, we lay out this ghoulish scenario…
You are charged with the task of supplying the music for a Halloween Bash…but you are NOT allowed to play “The Monster Mash.” Anything else goes..
What are some of the tunes you are cranking at this monstrous shindig?
We’d LOVE to hear from you.
Drop us a comment.
Have at it, folks! And thanks!
Birthdays This Past Week
Some birthdays we did not mention on our Facebook page…
Turning 65 last Friday was guitarist Steve Lukather (Toto).
Simon Le Bon, lead singer for Duran Duran was 64 on Thursday.
Keith Urban’s 55th birthday happened on Wednesday.
Pop Star Katy Perry celebrated her 38th birthday on Tuesday.
Celebrating his 78th birthday on Tuesday was Yes frontman, Jon Anderson.
Glenn Tipton, guitarist for Judas Priest, celebrated his 75th birthday on Tuesday.
Rock and blues guitarist Elvin Bishop turned 80 last Friday.
Ed Robertson, frontman for Barenaked Ladies turned 52 on Tuesday.
Charlotte Caffey, guitarist for the Go-Go’s, turned 69 last Friday.
Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, had his 61st birthday on Tuesday
A meme has been circulating that we think is pretty cool. It shows the eight musicians who were playing on the Titanic when it sank in April, 1912. They kept on playing as the ship met its horrible fate, going down with the ship.
The meme that has been making the rounds, honoring them, simply shows their faces.
We wanted to attach names to those faces.
William Brailey – Pianist
Roger Bricoux – Cellist
John Clarke – Bassist
Wallace Hartley – Violinist
Jock Hume – Violinist
Georges Krins – Violinist
Percy Taylor – Cellist
John Wesley Woodward – Cellist
Memes about music in general, what it means to all of us and how it affects us are some of the most popular on the internet. We post our share of these types of memes as well.
We’ve decided to create a gallery of the most popular music memes we’ve ever shared.
Groovy Noodles Extra: From the Pen of Andy Roman
Once again, peeking into the brain of an Elm…
This week, Andy takes quill in hand to share his thoughts about writing with Bobby Steel.
If you dig Elm Treason music, here’s a sneak peek into the band’s creative process!
Check it out —> HERE <—-
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
What’s cooler than a couple of guitar bangers leaning against a brick wall on an overcast day in Texas? – April, 2022
A BACKWARDS LETTER “F” … AND WHY NOT?
3 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The sweater Kurt Cobain wore on Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged special sells at auction for $334,000. After Cobain died, Courtney Love gave it to the family’s nanny, who sold it to pay for cancer treatments.
16 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Speaking of Kurt Cobain…. Forbes declares Kurt Cobain the top-earning dead celebrity, beating out Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Johnny Cash, George Harrison, Ray Charles, and Bob Marley.
17 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
After reuniting to play four shows in London at Royal Albert Hall in May, Cream play the first of three sell-out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
27 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Def Leppard play shows on three different continents in the same day, starting in Tangier (Africa), then London (Europe), and finally Vancouver (North America). Each show is an acoustic set running 45 minutes; they take the Concorde to the last one, which gets them in Vancouver for a 9 p.m. performance.
32 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Originally released in 1980, AC/DC’s Back In Black album is certified Diamond for US sales of 10 million.
32 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The band Mookie Blaylock, soon be known as Pearl Jam, make their stage debut at The Off Ramp in Seattle. In the audience are members of Soundgarden and Seattle Mariners pitcher Randy Johnson.
42 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The Guinness Book of World Records presents Paul McCartney with a special rhodium album for being the best-selling songwriter in the history of recorded music, having written 43 platinum songs and sold over 100 million records.
45 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Elton John appears on The Muppet Show, where he performs “Crocodile Rock,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” and “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.”
47 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Bruce Springsteen appears on the covers of both Time and Newsweek amid acclaim for his third album, Born To Run.
64 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The first rock concert in Germany is held in Berlin, and it doesn’t go well, as agitated youth fight during a performance by Bill Haley and his Comets. By the time police clear the Berlin Sportpalast, where the concert is held, five policemen and six audience members are seriously injured.
Seriously GREAT advice
The Struggle Was REAL
When the music is a part of us..
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