Baxter’s Morning Side Show

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.
Baxter’s Attic, REO Speedwagon “157 Riverside Ave”
In the Attic this morning, one of the most rocking songs Reo ever did.  After this album, their debut, they seemed to move into the ballad thing.  157 Riverside Ave was the Connecticut address the band stayed at while recording their debut album...
Baxter’s Attic, Black Sabbath “Sweet Leaf”
In the Attic this morning, Black Sabbath's marijuana anthem "Sweet Leaf".  Written by the entire band, "Sweet Leaf" got its name from an Irish cigarette slogan.  The band thought that would be a good name for marijuana.  This video is pret…

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