Whispering Pines was written by The Band’s Richard Manuel (with Robbie Robertson) and released on their second album (The Band) in 1969:
Found this press photo in the bowels of an Allston record shop back in July.
The owner said it, along with a bunch of other live/press shots I grabbed, was just in the apartment closet of a famous local music writer (name escapes me now) who simply left them behind.
Photo of the folk who contributed to The Pastels Illumination… anyone you recognise?
Photo by Will Bradley
See the names over here:
Song of the Week: Kraftwerk’s “The Model” performed here by the late great guitarist Snakefinger, who sometimes performed with the Residents. He died of a heart attack in July 1, 1987, according to legend (or Wikipedia, which is the same thing) on the very day that he released a new single: “There is No Justice in Life.”