Saturday, December 16, 2006

Handsome Dick Manitoba...Loves Raconteurs, Seger, Spain & Pacino

Frontman for The Dictators and DKT/MC5, and proprietor of Manhattan's best rock bar, Handsome Dick Manitoba ended the year by playing CBGB's last ever Saturday night show, and touring Europe (including a festival in England with Sonic Youth and Iggy & The Stooges). HDM took some time out from his holiday season to hit us with his year-end poll responses:

1. What was your favorite song of 2006?

"Steady As She Goes", RACONTEURS....... &....... "No More", BOB SEGER

2. What was your favorite album of 2006?

"Broken Boy Soldiers", RACONTEURS

3. What was your favorite live show of 2006?

RACONTEURS, Irving Plaza, NYC.......& ........DKT/MC5, feat. Handsome Dick Manitoba, Gijon, Spain, Friday, December 1.

4. What was your favorite thing about 2006?

Me and my family getting an UNBELIEVABLY affordable 2 bedroom apartment, in my hood, in NYC.....&......Realizing, for the 34th and 32nd year in a row, respectively, that THE GODFATHER, parts I & II, are the greatest achievements in American cultural history!

5. What is your biggest wish for 2007?

Boring, unimaginative, and ALWAYS at the top of my list: GOOD HEALTH TO ME AND MY LOVED ONES!

Manitoba's Bar on MySpace.

HDM's entry in "The Challa Fame -Who's Who In Jewish Rock".

The Dictators - "Master Race Rock" mp3 buy

The Dictators - "Who Will Save Rock And Roll" (Live at CBGB's):

Top band photo courtesy of Marieken Cochius.
Photo of The Dictators at CBGB's last Saturday night show courtesy of Rick Edwards.

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