Archive for Friday, January 8, 2010

Fleetwood Mac and Chocolate Cheese

On the eve of local tribute shows to Fleetwood Mac and Ween, we offer this handy guide

January 8, 2010

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Past Event
Ween-O-Rama VI

Ween Tribute Show

  • When: Friday, January 8, 2010, 10 p.m.
  • Where: The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., Lawrence
  • Cost: $5
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Past Event
CANCELED: Everywhere (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac)

featuring members of Ghosty

  • When: Friday, January 8, 2010, 10 p.m.
  • Where: The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., Lawrence
  • Cost: $3
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UPDATE: Everywhere (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac) is CANCELLED.

Tonight Lawrence will party down to the beat of two local tribute bands: Everywhere (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac) at The Eighth Street Tap Room and Ween-O-Rama at The Jazzhaus. As a quick refresher, we offer the following breakdown.

Fleetwood Mac: Animatronic characters at Chuck E. Cheese perform hit song "Don't Stop."

Ween: Recorded a jingle for Pizza Hut's stuffed-crust pizza that featured the line "Where'd the cheese go?" It was rejected.

FM: Guitarist Jeremy Spencer left the band to join the religious cult The Children of God.

Ween: Worship a demon god called Boognish.

FM: Early recordings were inspired by the psychedelic blues-rock of Jimi Hendrix.

Ween: Released a tape called "Axis: Bold as Boognish."

FM: Guitarist Peter Green was known to wear a robe while tripping on LSD.

Ween: Rumored to have recorded "The Pod" under the influence of Scotchgard.

FM: Singer Stevie Nicks once estimated that she had spent more than $1 million on cocaine in her lifetime.

Ween: Wrote a song called "Bananas and Blow" that spoofed Jimmy Buffett.

FM: Debut LP titled "Mr. Wonderful."

Ween: Debut tape titled "The Crucial Squeegie Lip."

FM: Released the songs "Say You Love Me" and "You Make Loving Fun."

Ween: Released the songs "Don't Laugh I Love You" and "I'll Be Your Jonny on the Spot."

FM: Released the album "Tusk."

Ween: Released the album "The Mollusk."

FM: During the "Tusk" tour, Nicks requested that all of her hotel rooms be painted pink and equipped with a white piano.

Ween: Recorded the album "La Cucharacha" in a dilapidated barn.

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