Category Archives: 80s Rock

Crack the Sky Cracks the Video Market (1982)

By Tom Basilan (Baltimore Sun, July 2, 1982) The hour was late. The auditorium lights in Painters Mill Star Theater were dimmed while the stage lights gleamed. The 1982 model Crack the Sky, fully equipped with a horn section and … Continue reading

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Crack the Sky Articles and Reviews

Here’s a bunch of assorted Crack the Sky articles, photos and videos from my collection and from the Crack the Sky Fans Facebook Group and the Crack the Sky Facebook Page. I wanted to post my faves in one easy-to-find … Continue reading

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The Judie’s 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 Judie’s Fixation show at the Marble Bar. The former Judie’s 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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