The original band took many forms but the formation that began in 1975 was the one that brought fame and fortune with unprecedented success. They have regrouped as recently as last year. They continue to tour with their new additions.

The writer of today’s song was “let go” from this group last year. The song although written much earlier, could be the words they used to let this musician go.

Our cover artist today is a singer-songwriter from the Midwest who goes by one name. Her most recent album’s title could bring to mind a daunting medieval structure.


The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Flying Dog Brewery