The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Some kid was walking by singing “Knock on Wood” the other day, and it got me thinking about the Bosstones. In 1989, I played trombone in a ska band that opened for for them in Toronto. Nineteen eighty-nine! That kid probably wasn’t even born yet! And although the words “now defunct” are commonly associated with the band, I like to think they’re aging nicely, still dressed in plaid from head to toe.

5 Replies to “The Mighty Mighty Bosstones”

  1. Bosstones fans may be interested to know Dicky Barrett has his own radio show on Indie 103.1 FM in Los Angeles. Stream it at:
    It's about as entertaining as a trip to the dentist. The good news is Steve Jones, lead guitarist with a band named The Sex Pistols has a daily show at the station too.

  2. Sweet jeebas…by any chance, did that performance happen to take place at the Apocalypse Club on College West? I just might be having a flashback…

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