Thanks to this blog I saw Mission of Burma last night and I didn’t even need to use The Rock and Roll Time Machine. Because I’ve kept it secret you’ve never heard of The Rock and Roll Time Machine until now, but it’s time I told you about it. The Rock and Roll Time Machine is an invention that I’ve been working on that can take you to concerts that you missed. This machine is helpful when you want to see a band who broke up before you got to see them.
For years I though Mission of Burma would be a Time Machine band but they surprised me twice, first by getting back together earlier this decade and second by releasing two records that are as good as their early 80’s stuff. Now that I’ve finally seen them live (and they kicked ass) I can focus my time machine attention on other bands I missed. As soon as I get the machine working right I’m heading straight to a Husker Du concert and then looking to see where in the past The Minutemen and The Jam are playing. There are dozens more I’d like to see but those three ae a good start.
What about you; who would you go see with your musical time machine? I promise not to make fun of your choices.
While you ponder that, here’s a classic Mission of Burma song: