Vinyl Archives: Week of November 17th

Featuring The Clash, The B-52s, Social Distortion, and more!

Join us on a journey through the gigantic vinyl archive each weekday on-air at 9:45 a.m. & 3:45 p.m. If you miss an episode, you can catch them on Facebook and Twitter at 9 p.m. each weeknight, or on Indie88.com.

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The Cure – “In Between Days”

The Cure have announced that they’re going to auction off one of frontman Robert Smith’s shirts that he wore during the band’s Disintegration era for charity. The iconic black shirt is set to be auctioned off next month, and is anticipated to sell for somewhere between £600 and £800, which is around $900 to $1200 CAD. The shirt was worn during The Cure’s Prayer tour in 1989.
 

Rick Astley – “Never Gonna Give You Up”

Yup, we’re Rick Rolling you. Rick Astley has just released a sad, slowed down piano version of his legendary hit “Never Gonna Give You Up,” and what better way to celebrate than by revisiting the original? Listen to the new rendition here!
 

Social Distortion – “Story Of My Life”

Southern California punk outfit Social Distortion have revealed that the band is in pre-production. In an interview with OC Register, frontman Mike Ness explained that they’re set to start recording next year.
 

The Clash – “London Calling”

There is a new exhibition in London that celebrates punk icons The Clash. In honour of the 40th anniversary of London Calling, the Museum of London is boasting an exhibition that’s packed with items that played a role in the band’s history. From Paul Simonon’s broken bass guitar to Joe Strummer’s notebook, there’s tons of great memorabilia for fans to gawk at.
 

The B-52s – “Rock Lobster”

Archie Comics is releasing a one-shot crossover with none other than the B-52s. The story will see Archie and his friends taking part in a rock and roll adventure as their paths cross with the B-52s. In the comic, Archie will try to get his band back together in time to jam out with the “Rock Lobster” stars.