Archive | Mar 20, 2018

Certain Songs #1162: The Miss Alans – “Angel Death Blues”

Album: Remnants
Year: 1990

So it was Saturday night of Labor Day weekend, 1988, and Cindy & I were sitting around in my apartment at Wishon & McKinley having a couple of pre-show drinks before going to go see The Miss Alans open for fIREHOSE down the Ikeway at the Old Town, the final event of what had already been an unusually cruel summer.

Looking out my window down Wishon, I noticed the flashing lights a few blocks down that normally accompany some kind of accident, but I didn’t think anything of it: the corner of Wishon & McKinley seemed to be an accident magnet, so I’d almost become inured to paying much attention to any kind of accidents in the area.