Category Archives: 80s Rock

The Judies Fixation Tapes

“We are Punk Rock, honey, and we’re not gonna compromise for anything!” Thanks to Craig Stitchcomb for unearthing this “crappy cassette” tape of a May 8, 1980 Judies Fixation show at the Marble Bar. The former Judies Fixation drummer recently located … Continue reading

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Harp, the Herald Angels Sing

The Ghost of Christmas Past: Mark Harp (1957-2004) Lest we forget, legendary Baltimore musician Mark Linthicum – better known to friends and local music lovers as Mark Harp or “Harpo” (for his resemblance to the similarly curly-haired Harpo Marx) – … Continue reading

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Beware the Snallygaster!

[As Halloween fast approaches, Frederick N. Rasmussen has written an excellent capsule history of this mythical local monster that appears in today’s Baltimore Sun: “Spinning the tale of the Snallygaster.” Check it out – and cautiously look to the skies … Continue reading

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The Mark Harp All-Stars highlight SoWeBo Fest 2013

Redux Stage celebrates music long gone but far from forgotten by Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude) It was the best of times, it was the Worz of times (yes, perpetually frenetic scenester Keith Worz was there!) at the 30th annual SoWeBohemian … Continue reading

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