BOB GRUEN has so many great stories that I actually might shut up for a little while…. just a little while!!! On our inaugural episode of “You Don’t Know Dick!” we are joined by one of my closest friends and a legend in music and journalism, Bob Gruen. Bob has photographed everyone from John Lennon…Details
SUBSCRIBE NOW ON iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER !!! Folks…….the time has come to ask for a favor…… for those of you who have enjoyed me fronting the DICTATORS since 1974 ….for those of you who have enjoyed me fronting the latest incarnation of the DICTATORS NYC… for those of you who enjoyed MANITOBA‘s Wild Kingdom….…Details
No permanent band to speak of at the moment, Mr. MANITOBA is fielding offers from different spots on our lovely planet earth. One, an offer coming in is from Australia….it’s looking great, as the album would be released, merchandise would be included in the deal, as would touring of Australia some of Europe and hopefully…Details
When I played with the MC5 calling themselves DKT/MC5, Wayne Kramer would exclaim “we are here to celebrate the music of the MC5”….. in that same spirit I am here this night to celebrate with a great local band, a band I have spent close to 45 years as the lead singer of, the DICTATORS,…Details
At the tender age of 60, Handsome Dick Manitoba wrote the first song of his life entitled “SUPPLY and DEMAND,” not only picked as the coolest song in the world this week in Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM satellite radio, but called a “masterpiece” by Dave Marsh a rock ‘n’ roll historian and writer…Details
As much as we can think of to sell that you will love, we will have up and running ASAP!….we will get our store shit together, hats T-shirts buttons patches sweatshirts and hopefully a half a dozen other items, so hang tight kiddies, all the good stuff to wear and use is coming!!!!
99 Avenue B (Between 6th & 7th Street) New York City NY, 10009 USA The young boy named Richard Blum had not yet morphed into Handsome Dick Manitoba, which was to become his stage name starting in 1973, for all eternity. One of RICHARD‘s great joys growing up in the Bronx was coming down on…Details
Originally published 1/13/14 on nygamecritics.com Presenter Alert! The Dictators’ Handsome Dick Manitoba I’m happy to announce a new presenter for the 3rd Annual New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards on February 11 at 7:30 p.m. It’s a lame-ass fact to say Handsome Dick Manitoba is a New York City punk rock legend. Above, you’ll find…Details