Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Apr 1st 2009 3:00PM by James Sullivan
"Their cult song 'Highway to Hell' may have influenced me to use, in my very improvised speech, 'the road to hell,'" he told one newspaper. Hey, no need to apologize. We realize it's a long way to the top if you wanna rock 'n' roll.
The Czechs have a history of looking to rock music to explain the world. Some say the "Velvet Revolution" of 1989 was named after the Velvet Underground. After the fall of Communism, Vaclav Havel told his idol, Lou Reed, "Because of you, I am president." And Havel once asked another hero of his, the late Frank Zappa, to be a cultural consultant with the new government.
Well, for those who continue to rock, we salute you. Can we still call you "comrades"?