Does it matter that “April 29, 1992,” Bradley Nowell's take on the LA riots had the wrong date in the lyrics? Nope–it's still one of the most memorable historical documents of the riots, which took place over six days, when thousands of people in the LA area rioted
following the acquittal of the police officers who beat Rodney King. I guess it's not enough that every radio station plays “April 29, 1992” repeatedly each year, because Sublime (not Sublime with Rome) is commemorating the event with a 20th anniversary shirt (pictured above).
Start a Riot: Fourteen years after Bradley Nowell's tragic death,
Sublime (With Rome) are back and headed for a town near you
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