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New F-ing Eagles album coming soon

I was chatting up F-ing Eagles bassist Kelly Mickelson the other night at Top of Tacoma, and he tells me the follow up to his band’s debut, “A Million Dollars Worth of Music,” is all set to drop this summer. I went to the F-ing Eagles’ MySpace page for more details. Here’s how they put it in a blog post from last week:

Hiyo! We’ll be finishing up our new record over the summer gunning for an August 2009 release…lots of new songs! It’s called Midnight Sour and it’s a concept record! Holy bad

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Members of Sonics, Wailers performing at Jini Dellaccio book party

I was just talking to the Galaxies’ Chuck Naubert for a story I’m working on, and he pointed out a little event up in Seattle that had slipped under my radar. (Yeah, shame on me!) That would be the book launch part for rock photographer Jini Dellaccio, the 92-year-old Gig Harbor native who chronicled the rise of the original Northwest Sound. Members of the Sonics, the Wailers and more will take part in a musical tribute. Find more specifics here.


Girl Trouble’s Bon Von Wheelie on the greatness of Bob Bennett and her favorite Sonics song

Girl Trouble — from left, Bon “Von Wheelie” Henderson, bro’ Bill “Kahuna” Henderson, K.P. Kendall and Dale Philips (out of frame) — will open for the mostly reunited Sonics Friday night.


I had my Olympus recorder in my pocket when I ran into the good peeps of Girl Trouble at the Patfest benefit show Friday at Hell’s Kitchen. And since I knew they were opening for the Sonics on Halloween, I talked drummer Bon "Von Wheelie" Henderson into a quick quick, on-the-spot interview,

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