January 29, 2010

An 80′s Lost Classic From…The Cars “Cruiser”

Posted in Tunes tagged , , , at 11:36 am by The Snob

Rock God Cred Report:

Click here to check an 80′s lost classic from The Cars “Cruiser”…niiiiiice tune.  One of my favorites by the lads.

Buy “Shake It Up”…everyone knows the radio hits…but there are some hidden gems if you revisit the remaining tracks.

Carrie Rodriguez (With Tim Easton) Cover Neil Young “Cortez The Killer”…Plus Suzanne Vega Covers Two From The Grateful Dead

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , at 11:26 am by The Snob

Cover Lay Down Report:

Click here to go to CLD to check Carrie Rodriguez (with Tim Easton) covering Neil Young “Cortez The Killer”…Plus Suzanne Vega covers two Grateful Dead tunes “China Doll”, and “Cassidy”

David Bowie “Space Oddity (Original Demo)”

Posted in Tunes tagged at 11:18 am by The Snob

ZDANZ Report:

Click here to go to ZDANZ to check David Bowie “Space Oddity (Original Demo)”

Mary Chapin Carpenter Covers Bruce Springsteen “Dancing In The Dark”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged at 11:03 am by The Snob

Star Maker Machine Report:

Click here to go to SMM to check Mary Chapin Carpenter covering Bruce Springsteen “Dancing In The Dark”

70′s Nugget From Wet Willie “Grits Ain’t Groceries”…The Greatness of Jimmy Hall…Check This One Kids..

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , at 1:21 am by The Snob

Rock God Cred Report:

Click here to check a 70′s nugget from Wet Willie “Grits Ain’t Groceries”…excellent cover of Little Milton’s gem.  If you like the Fabulous T-Birds, and the Black Crowes early stuff…you will dig this…Jimmy Hall can wail with the best of them…great soulful voice.

Buy “Wet Willie-Best Of”… all of the essentials on here…

70′s Lost Classic From…St. Paradise “Tighten The Knot”…Derek St. Holmes (The Voice of The Early Ted Nugent Gems…Plus Rob Grange & Denny Carmassi)

Posted in Tunes tagged , , , , at 1:09 am by The Snob

Rock God Cred Report:

Click here to check a 70′s lost classic from St. Paradise “Tighten The Knot”…this band was made up of Derek St. Holmes (The voice/rhythm guitar on the Ted Nugent  classics “Stranglehold”, “Just What The Doctor Ordered”, “Stormtroopin’ “…and more)…Plus Rob Grange (bass for Ted Nugent), and Denny Carmassi (drummer for Montrose, Sammy Hagar, and later for Heart)…Ted would have sounded better if he had kept St. Holmes. Check it out.

Thanks to Jon for supplying the tune…Great call on a lost classic band.  I need to have my parental unit send my vinyl copy from California…either that or swipe my brother’s copy.

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