Posts Tagged ‘Martha Plimpton’

Casing The Promised Land

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

In between digging for versions of “Thunder Road” the other evening, I took a break and watched the last twenty minutes or so of The Goonies, the 1985 movie about a cluster of kids on an underground adventure. And then, it was back to digging, and I came across this: A performance of “Thunder Road” by Martha Plimpton of The Goonies, and – more currently – the television series Raising Hope.

The performance took place May 6, 2010, as part of the public radio show Studio 360 hosted by Kurt Andersen. Plimpton was accompanied by Dan Lipton on piano and by whistler Eric Gilliland.

Tomorrow we’ll leave Thunder Road and likely spend some time at St. Cloud Tech in early 1971.