Oh, Massachusetts, you just have to go mess with an awesome thing. Two state reps on the South Shore have opposed the crusade to name THE MODERN LOVERS' "Roadrunner" the official rock song of Massachusetts by filing their own pick: Aerosmith's "Dream On."
Wake up, people. It's time to drive faster to the State House.
It's been a wild and woolly week since we broke the news that State Rep. Marty Walsh and Joyce Linehan -- the legendary rock publicist turned political rainmaker -- had teamed up to file HD3506, a bill to make "Roadrunner," by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, the official rock song of Massachusetts
Back in the Monday swing after a few days away, courtesy of a blizzard and Peter Hook, not in that order, today BOSTON ACCENTS welcomed the fine young lads of CAMDEN to the WFNX studio. The band debuted two new tracks, which will be posted online tomorrow, and it was even Jim's 25th birthday. We opened with "Roadrunner" by the Modern Lovers, to support Joyce Linehan's excellent cause in making it the Official Song of Massachusetts