Tuesday, September 7, 2010


What do I know, except there is something quite lovely how Chrissie Hynde is talking, while performing on stage, with a few women in the front row. For a long time, many of us have had an affection for any artist that works this way. I sense a certain women bonding and joy at the moment and just how Hynde goes on to sing the song. Somebody's video/cell phone gives us the capture in time. And for whatever reason I woke up this morning thinking of this, only learning at the end of my little escapade, that today (7 September 1951) is Chrissie Hynde's birthday.

Hynde is the owner of a vegan restaurant in her hometown of Akron, Ohio. "The VegiTerranean.

Oh yes, since 1970s she has been a driving force in the punk/rock 'n' roll scene, a ground-breaker one could say. Some women have been known to bring down monolithic scenery of rock 'n' roll history; with a slinging guitar, vocals, stamina, and songwriting verve, Hynde has been the mainstay of The Pretenders. No one wears boots like her.