Baxter’s Morning Side Show

Baxter’s Attic, The Doors “When the Music’s Over”
Classic Doors in the Attic this morning.  The theme to "When the Music's Over" is that music is the fire of life and when it stops, so does life's spirit.  The Doors performed this song at the Whiskey A Go Go for over a year before they recorded it for their 196…
Baxter’s Attic, Jack Bruce & Rory Gallagher “Politician”
One of my favorites in the Attic this morning.  Former Cream bassist Jack Bruce teams up with legendary Rory Gallagher on an old Cream tune "Politician".  If you are not familiar with Rory Gallagher, talk show host Mike Douglas once asked Jimi Hendrix what it was like bei…
Baxter’s Attic, Band of Gypsys “Who Knows”
Jimi Hendrix- Band of Gypsys recorded live at the Fillmore East New Years Eve 1969 and New Years Day 1970.  Band of Gypsys was made up of Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles and Billy Cox.  Hendrix never received a dime from this album, an album critics say was his very best, due to a legal agreemen…
Minneapolis Passes $15 an Hour Minimum Wage
Thoughts?  Will this work?  Some say it will just force businesses to cut hours and number of employees. It would seem in metro areas, that a livable wage is needed to keep up with the cost of living. Would you quit patronizing businesses if they raised their prices to cover the additional…
Dear Baxter, All My Friends Keep Hitting on My Mom.
Baxter,
My friends are constantly hitting on my mom. At first it didn't bother me but it's gotten out of control. My mom is a single parent. They make a point to only come over when she's home. The jokes and lewd comments are really starting to bother me...
Baxter’s Attic, Steely Dan “Bodhisattva”
This morning in the Attic a classic from Steely Dan's "Countdown to Ecstasy" album released in 1973.  "Bodhisattva" is kind of a tongue in cheek song about how the West simplifies Eastern religion.  Bodhisattva is a human that has reached an enlight…
Happy 91st Birthday to Mel Brooks!
Director/actor Mel Brooks turns 91 today. He's had a long and prosperous career in show business.  2000 Year Old Man, The Producers and many more.  Here is a scene from his classic "Blazing Saddles" the campfire fart scene.

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