Featuring Sly & The Family Stone, Connie Stevens, Plastic Bertrand and more. Cheq out this incredible footage of Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers performing at the Gibus club in Paris in 1984. Johnny's looking cool as a cucumber in his kamikaze headband and gold lamé jacket. The reformed Heartbreakers are on fire here, unlike in the professionally filmed Lyceum show of the same year (which was a car crash). They tear through a set of their own junkie rock numbers interspersed with early 60's classics including Gary U.S. Bond's Seven Day Weekend and the Contours' Do You Love Me.
The L.A.M.F. era line up included former New York Doll and Thunders' partner in crime, Jerry Nolan on drums. Both would die young as a result of their rock 'n' roll lifestyles as would bass player Billy Rath, although he would find God beforehand. The only surviving member is second guitar/vocalist, Walter Lure who went on to work as a stock broker on Wall Street!
Black 2 Comm is a genre free radio show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality - often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Avoiding the restrictions of mainstream radio play-listing and genre based programming, the sequence carves its own unique path through pop culture. It is broadcast live at 8 o'clock on Sunday evenings on Resonance 104.4 FM (in central London) and can be streamed from resonancefm.com.