In honor of this year’s Thanksgiving, I started a list of great Thanksgiving songs. I got to my top three and the creative juices stopped; Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant,” Poi Dog Pondering’s “Thanksgiving” and Stephen Kellogg’s new “Thanksgiving” offering are all decent, but other than those three, only Adam Sandler’s horrible “Thanksgiving” came to mind. So, I shifted my focus to the Best Songs with “Thank” in the title, and one of the aforementioned makes the list. They’re not all beautiful, and typically have nothing to do with gratitude, in fact most of them are more on the bitter side…
When I first poured Mabel through my headphones, my mood immediately lightened and a big smile creased my face. Hang in there with me for a second, but this energetic foursome actually reminded me of a cross between Dion and The Last Royals, yup both New York rockers who were separated by a mere 5 decades, but they both had that infectious jangly, distorted Gotham pop rock sound.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Green Day today announced that they will release a limited Black Friday vinyl edition of their two-time Grammy® Award-winning album American Idiot this Friday, November 27, 2015. The special release will be available exclusively at independent record stores in the United States. Find the store closest to you at www.recordstoreday.com.
Fifteen bands in 11 hours! It was a great day for fans of hard rock, as the Kink Music Festival attendees were treated to hours of aggressive rock spread out over The Central Florida Fairgrounds. We’ll provide our 50 word capsule reviews for every performer we caught across the two stages.
Set times for The Big Ticket are out and it looks like we are all in store for a jam-packed day of excellent, diverse rock ‘n roll.