This week we present the conclusion to our two part story, "The Tragedy and Triumph of the Cabbagetown Sound," by Scott Freeman, with YouTube clips featuring footage and recordings from the era.
First up: mp3s of Chowder Shouters' 6-song EP.
Next: two songs from a set by Opal Foxx Quartet at the Avondale Town Cinema.
Opal Foxx Quartet- Blue Explosion
Opal Foxx Quartet- Simple Twist
Check out many more Cabbagetown videos after the jump.
Opal Foxx playing a kitchen blender with Easturn Stars at the Celebrity Club in Atlanta
A poem by Deacon Lunchbox, titled "Self-Induced Stupor"
Deacon Lunchbox, in a 1991 performance, taking on former AJC columnist Lewis Grizzard
Jody Grind, "Eight-Ball" music video
Kelly Hogan and Bill Taft performing as Kick Me, circa 1993
An excerpt from the documentary Benjamin Smoke, focusing on the Cabbagetown era.
Smoke performs "Friends" from Benjamin Smoke
Smoke performs "Awake" from Benjamin Smoke
From Benjamin Smoke, the Patti Smith show at the Variety Playhouse
Patti Smith's tribute to Benjamin, "Death Singing" from Benjamin Smoke
Cat Power's 2002 tribute to Benjamin, "From Fur City"
3 people apparently love handing over an extra 40% in fees for nothing in return…
Dang. I thought they would name some actual headliners.
Forgot to mention that Iggy did a stellar show @ the Agora in the spring…
Their fees were onerous, to say the least. $16 per ticket for "convenience," and it's…
That poster is for the Iggy Pop show on March 11 1983 @ 688 club…
oh sweet: just who i was waiting to get announced!