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A love song Robert Rial wrote about the sleazy strip of motels on Aurora Ave. in Seattle. Many of these have been shut down by the city recently due to high rates of crime and vice in the area.


from Bakelite 78- What The Moon Has Done, released April 13, 2012



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Bakelite 78 Seattle, Washington

Bakelite 78′s repertoire is a mix of swing, dixieland, blues, proto-country, and cabaret, as well as originals in hybrids of these styles. The original lineup of Bakelite 78 performed in Chicago from 2003 to 2008. In 2009, founder Robert Rial departed for Seattle. The new line-up of Bakelite 78 releases the new album, What The Moon Has Done, April 13, 2012, at The Columbia City Theater in Seattle. ... more

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