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Brad Kava, my old buddy who was for many years a radio and music writer for the Mercury-News, writes,
|Radiohead, one of the smartest, most progressive bands out there, will release its new disc, “In Rainbows” Oct. 10 on the Internet. Price? What you want to pay.|
|I’ve been waiting years, no decades, for a band to say enough is enough. Instead, we watched as the Summer of Love became the Winter of Cash, and bands from the Beatles to the Grateful Dead , U2, Metallica and the Stones, just kept upping the prices for music, long after we were all promised that the advent of the CD would lower costs. Ha.|
|The revolution has begun…|
Brad also has this appeal for Tawn Mastrey, a friend and who will die without a liver donation. She doesn’t need a whole one. Livers regenerate. A piece of one will do. (I didn’t know that.) More:
|If anyone out there would like to become a living hero, this would truly be a huge way of doing it. I myself would give her a portion of my own liver, but… It would take a man or woman with the same blood type as Tawn’s, O-negative, and also similar body size and weight. Tawn weighs about 119 pounds.|