Don Bolles: “It Was Fun To Be Pissed Off And Broke”

Don Bolles: “It Was Fun To Be Pissed Off And Broke”

This is my phone interview with Don Bolles, conducted on 9 January 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.


Topics Include:

Radio DJing, KDIL, Freddy Snakeskin, playing in bands, The Meatloaf Cigarettes & Speed Orchestra, Phoenix in the late ‘70s, The Consumers, growing up on radio, The Beatles, discovering art and avant-guard music, ‘record foraging,’ Zolar X, The Screamers & Devo, The Residents, Captain Beefheart & Alice Cooper, discovering punk, the insular Phoenix punk scene, The Liars / Krazy Homicide, The Exterminators, the Germs, Pat Smear, recording GI, punk growing out of glam, recording with Joan Jett & Jack Nitzsche, Darby Crash & the Legend, Don’s other groups, Fancy Space People, playing with Shane, 45 Grave, more about radio & getting Glossololia on at KXLU.

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