One thought on “Set the Wayback Machine to 1978, Mr Mantler

  1. You did it, you monstrous brute. You made me get a Google account. I can tell you that this minor barrier to commenting saved MH from many a pointlessly contrary post from my impotent keyboard…for a while.

    Great pics! Those fragments of time just after obscurity and almost before fame are fascinating to observe.

    Suddenly I remember what my dad said after I’d played “Eruption” on my Radio Shack stereo for roughly the 27,000th time- “It sounds like he’s playing an organ.” (re: the triplet tapping section)

    Also…”Well, at least they’re American.”