Cheap Trick “Waitin' For The Man/Heroin” from Sex, America, Cheap Trick (Sony 1996) —Tom Petersson on vocals, recorded live in Lansing, MI, 1974Buy it!
Black Francis “Test Pilot Blues” from Bluefinger (Black Francis/Cooking Vinyl 2007) —a Frank Black song safe for daytime radio...believe it!Buy it!
The Martinis “Big Three Wheeler” from Smitten (BMG/Distracted Records 2004) —"hey, has anyone seen my big wheel?"Buy it!
Johnny Adams “Georgia Morning Dew” from Country Funk 1969-1975 COMP (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2012) —originally released on SSS Intl Records, 1970.Buy it!
Johnny Jenkins “Sick And Tired” from Ton-Ton Macoute! (Polygram 1997) —album originally recorded for Capricorn in 1969-70, including much of what soon became The Allman Brothers band.Buy it!
Bob Darin “Light Blue” from Country Funk 1969-1975 COMP (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2012) —originally recorded for Direction Records, 1969. Yes, this is "that" Bobby Darin, from Mack the Knife fame (and more, of course.)Buy it!
Them “Could You Would You” from The Story Of Them Featuring Van Morrison (Decca 1997)Buy it!
The Move “California Man” from Great Move! The Best of The Move (EMI 1994) —California Man was originally released in 1972 as part of a maxi-single.Buy it!
Paul Revere and The Raiders “I'll Be Doggone” from Just Like Us (Sundazed 1998)Buy it!
Rockpile “A Knife and a Fork” from Seconds of Pleasure (Columbia 1980)Buy it!
Moon Mullican “Well, Oh Well” from Moonshine Jamboree (Ace Records/G.M.L. Inc. 2010) —Moon was a great roadhouse piano man, fluent in C&W and R&B styles. And, probably the primary influence for Jerry Lee Lewis.Buy it!
Moon Mullican “Moonshine Blues” from Moonshine Jamboree (Ace Records/G.M.L. Inc. 2010)Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Don't Put No Headstone On My Grave” from Fireball: The Collection (Spectrum Music 2011)Buy it!
Charlie Rich “Down And Out” from The Complete Smash Sessions (Mercury 1992)Buy it!
Guy Forsyth “Old Time Man” from The Freedom To Fail (Blue Corn Music 2012) —Guy is one of America's troubadour musicians, one who "plays it all". Catch his show if he comes on around.Buy it!
The Apple Bros. “One-Eyed” from On an Empty Stomach (Monkey Skull Records 2004) —recorded another fine cd back in the day under the band name Hot Water (or Hot Water Music). Later re-released under The Apple Bros monicker.Buy it!
Patrick Sweany Band “An Understanding” from C'mon C'mere (Nine Mile Records 2006) —Patrick is a 4-hour musician, meaning that if he's performing within 4 hours of where you live, it's well worth traveling to catch his show.Buy it!
John Lee Hooker “Lucille” from Live At The Cafe au Go-Go (and Soledad Prison) (MCA 1996) —a driving, max-boogie version of this Hooker classic!Buy it!
Robert Lucas “50 Pounds of Bone” from Completely Blue (audioquest 1997) —Robert was a gifter musician. He fronted Canned Heat for many years, right up to his early death age 46..Buy it!
The J. Geils Band “I Don't Need You No More” from The Morning After (Atlantic 1995) —originally released in 1971Buy it!
The Faces “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything” from The Best of Faces: Good Boys When They're Asleep (Warner Bros/Rhino 1973) —ignore record sales $$ - The Faces might've been the toughest rock 'n' roll band the British Empire ever produced!Buy it!
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin “She Dug Me Up” from Dan Baird & Homemade Sin (Jerkin' Crocus 2008) —Bassist Keith Christopher has the songwriting and vocal credits on this cut. He had himself an ornery ol' gal!Buy it!
Joan Jett “A Hundred Feet Away” from Album (Blackheart 1992) —one of Joan's finest albums, originally released in 1983.Buy it!
Los Straightjackets “Wrong Way Inn” from Jet Set (Yep Roc/Pacifica Music 2012) —...I think I stayed there once....(Wrong Way Inn)Buy it!
The Aqua Velvets “Spanish Blue” from Beyond The Beach (various artists) (Upstart 1994)Buy it!
The Neanderthals “Knocked Out Joint On Mars” from The Neanderthals In Space (Spinout Records 2005) —tremolo surf WITH vocals - how 'bout that?!Buy it!
MexicanChiliTacoFiesta “El Fantastico” from MexicanChiliTacoFiesta (Daddy-O Grande Signature Series 2009) —Daddy O-Grande (Danny Amis), Estaban "Crunchy" Lopez, Sr. Ramirez (Caleb Franco), Enrique "Truko" CasasolaBuy it!
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