04 Jun 2015

Late Night FDL: La Grange

ZZ Top – La Grange The Boyz are headed to that East Texas town… And in today’s meta-news, ZZ Top will play La Grange for the first time, where it’s likely that they’ll perform their classic 1973 song “La Grange.” On Sept. 5, the group will perform at the Fayette

04 Jun 2015

The TPP Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

The hit parade of failed arguments should convince any fence sitters that this is a bad deal. By Dean Baker As Congress gets ready to vote on whether to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), its proponents are making weaker and more far-fetched arguments for the deal. And they keep getting

03 Jun 2015

Late Night FDL: Brown Sugar

The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar (ft. Eric Clapton) Love that slide guitar licks of Eric’s… The Rolling Stones have revealed a previously unheard version of Brown Sugar, featuring a guest appearance by Eric Clapton. It’s one of the bonus tracks on the upcoming reissue of 1971 album Sticky Fingers,

03 Jun 2015

WikiLeaks Strikes Again: Leaked TISA Docs Expose Corporate Plan For Reshaping Global Economy

Leaked Docs reveal that little-known corporate treaty poised to privatize and deregulate public services across globe. By Sarah Lazare An enormous corporate-friendly treaty that many people haven’t heard of was thrust into the public limelight Wednesday when famed publisher of government and corporate secrets, WikiLeaks, released 17 documents from closed-door

02 Jun 2015

Late Night FDL: Somewhere Under Heaven

Tom Petty – Somewhere Under Heaven Tom Petty is set to right his long-ago wrongs with his upcoming album: Wildflowers: All the Rest… Tom Petty has just released “Somewhere Under Heaven,” co-written with Mike Campbell for 1994′s Wildflowers but left unheard until now. The track, available for purchase now through

02 Jun 2015

Food, Water, Health, Life: UN Experts Warn of Threats Posed by Secret ‘Trade’ Deals

‘All draft treaty texts should be published so that Parliamentarians and civil society have sufficient time to review them and to weigh the pros and cons in a democratic manner,’ say officials By Sarah Lazare Echoing the protests of civil society organizations and social movements around the world, a panel

01 Jun 2015

Late Night FDL: Sunday Bloody Sunday

U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday U2 played for a small crowd at The Roxy… U2 played a free show for 500 fans at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday and videos from the show have been posted online. The rare club date landed in the middle of the

31 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Won’t Get Fooled Again

Pete Townshend/Roger Daltrey w/Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, Billy Idol – Won’t Get Fooled Again The Boss joined the Who on stage recently… Bruce Springsteen joined The Who for a couple of classics live this week. Springsteen presented the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for charity to Pete Townshend on Thursday (May

29 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Another Brick In The Wall

Pink Floyd – Another Brick in the Wall Another Plaque in the Wall – Pink Floyd Honored… Pink Floyd founding members Roger Waters and Nick Mason reunited at a special event on Thursday in London to mark the 50th anniversary of the band’s formation. The pair were on hand to

28 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Heartbreaker/ Ring of Fire

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo – Heartbreaker/ Ring of Fire As Rolling Stone wrote last week… Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo: ‘We’re Like Johnny and June’ On August 1st, 1981, Pat Benatar strutted her way onto MTV, the upstart video channel that would change the way a generation listened to