Archive | July, 2009

The Beastie Boys Salute To Pink Floyd in The “Gratitude” Video

In the Beastie Boys 1992 music video for the song “Gratitude” MCA, Ad-Rock and Mike D pay homage to the classic film Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii. In addition to being filmed outdoors and copying its directorial style of slow horizontal tracking shots, the video also shows the back of the Beastie Boys amplifiers which are spray-painted in stencil “PINK FLOYD LONDON” just like Live at Pompeii.

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Mal Evans, The Beatles “Roadie” Was Shot & Killed By The L.A.P.D. Here

Malcolm “Mal” Evans is best known as the road manager, assistant, bodyguard and friend of The Beatles. Evans separated from his wife in 1973, and subsequently moved from the UK to Los Angeles, where John Lennon had moved to live with May Pang after his own separation from Yoko Ono.  Here’s a photo of Mal a […]

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