The Doors: New Video & Tribute at … Caffe Lena (?!?)

March 20th, 2012, 3:00 pm by Greg

Yes, it’s a new music video for the Doors’ classic “L.A. Woman.” The video features pro skateboarders Kenny Anderson, Alex Olson and Braydon Szafranski on a skate tour of Los Angeles, zipping by a number iconic locations from the Doors’ storied career, from Venice Beach to Hollywood. Directed by two-time Emmy nominee Matt Goodman, the video spotlights numerous Doors references – from the obvious to the subtle – as well as several blink-and-you-might-miss-’em cameos.

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Bill Morrissey, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

April 6th, 2010, 3:20 pm by Greg

Bill Morrissey

Bill Morrissey performing at Caffe Lena in the early 90's. (Photo by Joseph Deuel)

“Yeah, it was the Rolling Stones’ ’12 x 5,’ which was their second album, I believe. I was a kid in seventh grade or eighth grade, so I didn’t have a lot of money, but that was a record that I just had to have.

That’s the music that I grew up with. I didn’t just listen to folk music. In fact, it was through the Stones that I discovered people like Howlin’ Wolf. And through the Beatles, I discovered Buddy Holly.”

Singer-songwriter Bill Morrissey teams up with Cliff Eberhardt for the ’90s Decade Concert at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 8pm on Friday, in honor of the legendary coffeehouse’s upcoming 50th anniversary. Tix are $25.

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