Here's what you'll hear today (right-click to download MP3 or to open in a new tab or window):
- The Hypertonics: "I Don't Care"
- The Hypertonics: "Ruined I'd Rather Be"
- The Hypertonics: "Raging Bullshit"
- The Hypertonics: "Not Your Friend"
This episode was nearly my Feb. 14 show, and I nearly slotted it for another date, but I decided that would be too negative even for me.
American revolution Patrick Henry delivered his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech this day in 1775. German-born psychoanalyst Erich Fromm was born this day in 1900. The Wright Brothers applied for a patent on one of their first successful airplanes this day in 1903. Actress Joan Crawford was born this day in 1905. Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa was born this day in 1910. British composer Michael Nyman was born this day in 1944. Pakistan became the world's first Islamic republic this day in 1956. English musician Epic Soundtracks (of Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution and These Immortal Souls) was born this day in 1959. Hungarian-born actor Peter Lorre died this day in 1964. Prolific English musician Damon Albarn (of Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, the Bad & the Queen) was born this day in 1968. American actresses Michelle Monaghan and Keri Russell were both born this day in 1976. American actress and voice actress Nicholle Tom was born this day in 1978. Falco's "Rock Me Amadeus" topped the U.S. singles chart this day in 1986. Ace of Base's "The Sign" was the No. 1 single in this U.S. on this day in 1994. And Desmond Doss -- an American soldier and the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor -- died this day in 2006.