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Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape

Original story at Rolling Stone• 13 mentions • 3 months ago

Rolling Stone 3 months ago

 
This interview was conducted last week, before news of Chris Cornell's death on May 17th. In 1986, Cameron Crowe, in love with a Pacific Northwest girl, and frustrated with the craven scene in L.A. ("hair bands ... guys who lived off their girlfriends") moved to Seattle to make a fresh start. That girl was Nancy Wilson of hard-rocking sister act Heart, so Crowe was soon immersed in the city's scrappy music scene, frequenting the clubs and getting to know the young music geeks who, often laboring in coffee shops, "worked a nine to five and then played music all night." ...
 
 
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02 Jul
M.G. Siegler @mgsiegler
"You blow a kiss goodbye at the end of a mixtape ... as important as the first song." Many gems from @CameronCrowe https://t.co/2xcbvv7xaq
01 Jul
Tim Bush @tbush
RT @stevesi: Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape https://t.co/K3kJT3qeLC via @RollingStone ❤️
01 Jul
🍪Steven Sinofsky ॐ @stevesi
Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape https://t.co/K3kJT3qeLC via @RollingStone ❤️
30 Jun
Dr. Stafne @EStafne
RT @RollingStone: The 'Singles' soundtrack turns 25 today. Cameron Crowe tells us about making his ultimate mixtape https://t.co/4MkOR3wt8Z
21 May
Rockstar Aimz @Rockstar_Aimz
Good read. I need to see the movie again. "Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape" https://t.co/ZfW37vLVKw
19 May
Record Store Day @recordstoreday
.@CameronCrowe talks about the Seattle scene and @chriscornell #Singles reissue in record stores now https://t.co/pwyn70bP4y @RollingStone
19 May
Jim Ray @jimray
A couple of great articles about grunge, Seattle, and Chris Cornell https://t.co/CPp414NOcP https://t.co/atLmx7C27O
19 May
Jason Silva @JasonSilva
RT @cc_chapman: Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape https://t.co/Eriwv3jKkW via @RollingStone
19 May
C.C. Chapman @cc_chapman
Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape https://t.co/Eriwv3jKkW via @RollingStone
19 May
funkyTii @funkyTii
RT @RollingStone: Cameron Crowe reflects on the 'Singles' soundtrack, his ultimate Seattle mixtape https://t.co/3CRd7yHEHC https://t.co/xkC
19 May
Mike Davidson @mikeindustries
Great oral history of the Singles soundtrack, by Cameron Crowe. So lucky to have grown up in this town at this time. https://t.co/At1Sy6rMc0
19 May
Rolling Stone @RollingStone
Cameron Crowe reflects on the 'Singles' soundtrack, his ultimate Seattle mixtape https://t.co/3CRd7yHEHC https://t.co/xkCvSYphOD
18 May
Frank Yang @fyang
Cameron Crowe on the 'Singles' Soundtrack, His Ultimate Seattle Mixtape https://t.co/HGVbBdQtvn via @RollingStone