Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for April 21st

Any reason to mention Janis is always nice… — Any reason to to justify punching Phil Collins in the face is always welcome… — Any reason to point out Iggy‘s greatness is always worth the time it takes…

Ireland: Iggy Pop Plays Dublin
The always reliable Mr. Osterberg in concert, Dublin, 2004. (Photo: ShowbizIreland/ Getty Images)

4/21/1969 (48 years ago today) – She left ’em buzzin’ for more…: Janis Joplin made her London performance debut at The Royal Albert Hall; opening act was Yes. According to the reviews, Pearl “dispelled English reserve, rousing the crowd to their feet for the entirety of her hour long set”. It would turn out to be her only headline solo concert in England, truly legendary stuff…

Subscribe to 102.9 WBLM on

4/21/1984 (33 years ago today) – He doesn’t make it any easier…: Phil Collins starts three weeks at No.1 on the singles chart with “Against All Odds”. The backlash is about to begin; the question is did he really deserve it? Discuss…

Subscribe to 102.9 WBLM on

4/21/1947 – Happy Birthday James Newell Osterberg, Jr., 70 years old today. There are so many reasons to love Iggy Pop that it’s impossible to go into here without creating a blog-post that would be as long as “War And Peace” and “Moby Dick” combined, and he wouldn’t want that anyway. It’s kinda simple, really: Garage rock begins and ends with this dude and if you don’t own a copy of “Raw Power” or “Funhouse”, your claim to love rock and roll is sadly callous and undeniably ignorant. But that’s just us…

Subscribe to 102.9 WBLM on

Share your booga-rooga with the Calendar here on our web site and on the WBLM Facebook and Twitter pages with the hashtag #TommysCoffeeBreak.

“Now I’m ready to close my eyes/And now I’m ready to close my mind…”, xoxo!

Best of WBLM

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 102.9 WBLM quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 102.9 WBLM contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.