Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 126 - Rock N Roll vs New Years Eve
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Brian breaks out two stories from the 70’s about explosive NYE celebrations (literally).

SHOW NOTES:

Songs used in this episode: Bruce Springsteen “Badlands”; KISS “Firehouse”

https://www.mic.com/articles/163481/how-did-new-year-s-eve-start-the-history-and-tradition-explained

https://ultimateclassicrock.com/bruce-springsteen-firecracker-show/

https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2021/07/new-book-chronicles-bruce-springsteens-relationship-with-ohio-through-40-years-of-iconic-photos.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Year%27s_Eve

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Agora,_Cleveland_1978

https://case.edu/ech/articles/a/agoraagora-ballroom

https://www.cleveland.com/life-and-culture/erry-2018/08/66bf705e4b2862/40-facts-about-bruce-springste.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Appel

https://ultimateclassicrock.com/bruce-springsteen-mike-appel-settle-lawsuit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richfield_Coliseum

https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2021/02/how-bruce-springsteen-made-northeast-ohio-his-second-home-on-the-1978-darkness-tour.html

https://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_crazy_night_iggy_pop_blue_oeyster_cult_kiss_shared_the_same_stage_on_ne

https://ultimateclassicrock.com/gene-simmons-hair-on-fire/

Video of Gene’s hair catching fire: https://youtu.be/8fYRizoWhUg

https://fullinbloom.com/kisss-gene-simmons-on-the-time-he-melted-a-fans-face-on-new-years-eve-in-1973-the-thing-exploded-in-front-of-the-guy-2022-interview/