R.K.D. are the original initials of today’s original artist. The artist is currently in the midst of a four year farewell tour after which he says he will focus on life with his family which includes two young children.

Today’s song was released on this day in 1972 and became a bit of an anthem to the heightened interest of space exploration at that time.

Our shadow group has been called Kentucky’s answer to Wilco being rooted in alt-country and rock & roll, but given to sonic experimentation and unexpected genre changes at every turn.


The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Coney Island Brewing Company.