" A couple for Jeff Lynne, the most obvious is "Jeff Lynne" by Paul Melancon.
The second was always a question of whether Randy Newman was utilizing his scathing cynical sense of humor or doing an actual tribute to ELO/Jeff…"
" I was going to post something by Tom Petersson, my absolute favorite bassist, but when I think of a song with truly great bass I think of Avenging Annie by Andy Pratt. Not only did Pratt write this and play killer piano, he played the…"
"This was my favorite release from 2009, Mack really brought the Game era Queen influences to the material, and the songs are great. Don't Look Down deserved hit single status IMHO. Disco at the Fairgrounds gets everyones ass moving at work…"
"Wow, a group devoted to the best new band to come along in recent years ! My fave tune by these guys is Gonna Miss Yer Train,where they manage to perfectly capture that Move/Cheap Trick sound I love so much, and the guitar solo Turkish Tram…"
"There are pop bands and rock bands and American bands and British bands, and then there are bands like The Shazam that seem to roll everything into one." - Bucketful of Brains Category: Specific ArtistsSee More
"Presently on the random setting on the 5 disc changer:
The Sword-Warp Riders A new metal concept album and a great one at that !
Orange Goblin-Time Traveling Blues
Johnny Winter-The Woodstock Experience Sonuvabitch Johnny can play !
"In Maine/NH there is an indie chain called Bull Moose Music and they are pretty cool. My personal fave location is in downtown Portsmouth, NH. They have a frequent buyers reward program and a good selection of stuff you won't find in Best Buy…"
Jeff Lynne,ELO, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick, The Shazam, The Move, Jason & the Scorchers, The Blasters, The Yardbirds, The Plugz, The Cruzados, Rory Gallagher, Johnny Winter, Lonnie Mack, Social Distortion, Dick Dale, Jim Steinman, T Rex, Jellyfish, Queen, Cowpunk, Surf, Power Pop, Celtic Punk, Rockabilly.
Interests & Hobbies
Playing and building guitars, collecting music ,Lowbrow Art-I'm an illustrator, it's my job and my passion.
Boogaloo Omnibus & Girlsoul have lost all their sense & invited me to blast a special birthday set of old 45s with them! With Josh Styles, an innocent bystander, on the bill, too! They call it Discophonic Walk & it’s Friday, May 24, 11PM-4AM @ The Commodore, 366 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211. FREE!See More
"It's truly incredible, how his attitude seems to have changed. He PERFORMED with the remaining Monkees, something I swear he said he would never do again after the '80s. It is baffling. As for the meeting, he was so gracious and answered…"
"Harry, I was moved to buy that song based upon your post. And Anna, it is WAY cool to meet Mr. Nesmith. In all of my readings, he was very reclusive and didn't make public appearances...and damn sure didn't reaffirm his former…"
"......hey Eddie....I hope we don't crash cuz (Stan breaks into song...) "I Wanna Go Back!"......you know what I mean pal....I need the plane to "Take Me Home Tonight!" (rim shot.....tip your bartenders..)"
So Mike Nesmith. Yeah. WTF, right? Private, reclusive, mysterious for many years. A couple of years back, he got on Facebook and he posts long, winding tales about himself, his dogs, his home, his past, and a really lovely Mother's Day post last weekend. Photos go up. The whole thing. It's like he disappeared and then came back on his own terms. I didn't know how to take it. I'm a huge Monkees fan, no doubt. And, being a woman/girl of a certain age, I have a favorite and that favorite is Mike.…See More
"My latest brush with "greatness" was being about 2 seats from Eddie Money on a small turboprop out of Waco, Texas, about four weeks ago My friends came up with many great lines that I could have dropped, but my fave was "Hey…"