Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Blast From the Aussie Past

Originally Le Hoodoo Gurus was three electric guitar players and a drummer.

One of the guitarists left (and took the "Le" with him) and they picked up a bass player. And a better drummer.

I loved these songs then.

Still love 'em now.

Happy Birthday Harry Georgeson

This sounds just as good now as it did 25 years ago.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

What's It All About

A little ditty from Paul McCartney.

And maybe the band should all switch instruments just to make it more interesting.

Because it's just a B-side, so no one will pay attention.


Monday, February 10, 2014

John Stays Silent For the Time Being

No one understands him but he always was the cryptic one

I watched part of the Beatles 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan thing last night... and it was a mixture of insanely great and just puzzling.

Which seems like a great time to play this song by John Wesley Harding (in a slightly updated version):

And the original version for all you completists out there, the original version from 1990:

Sunday, February 9, 2014

And the Rain Is Pouring Down

Seems like a good time for the late, great Stiv Bators.


By the way, is it just me or does it seem like this song is constantly on the verge of tipping over sidewise and turning into "Eve of Destruction"?

Friday, February 7, 2014

Evidence Against Our Case

I'm in a movie where boy meets girl]

While looking for something else by Joe Jackson, I found this.

And remembered all over again how much I love it.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, Understanding, and Irony

Just like the Rollers...

The Tartan Horde (with Nick Lowe and Rat Scabies from the Damned) pay tribute... of a sort:

And the hows and whys of this particular record: