Thoughts On The Dead

Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

It Was The Best Of Festival Seasons, It Was The Worst Of Festival Seasons

When you think Rock & Roll, you think American Family Insurance.

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Holy shit, The Moody Blues? How many original Moodies are left? Two?

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I don’t know how I feel about Flint Eastwood or Pokey LaFarge.

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Holy shit, Berlin? Wait, why is it Berlin feat. Teri Nunn? She was the lead singer of Berlin. That’s like saying The Kinks feat. Ray Davies. I’m guessing Teri’s a pain-in-the-ass and demanded that billing; the rest of the band just wants to get paid. I bet they hate her ass.

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Chicano Batman is cool.

Good music to drink Miller High Lifes in a cheap beach chair to. Set that puppy up in the kid’s wading pool. Maybe a couple of those pills the doctor gave you last time you threw out your back. Think about the neighbor’s wife. Good day, good day.

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Holy shit, Steve Miller. I hope his whole set is an hour of him yelling at FoTotD David Browne again. (Go buy David’s great book, So Many Roads.)

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Holy shit, Soul Asylum. I wonder if Dave Pirner still has his hair.

Yup.

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Okay, I think I get it: there’s an Old Guy Day, right? Peter Frampton and Toto and holy shit Tommy Tutone? Because I am the demographic for that program, and I would beg, borrow, and steal not to have to attend. I would give you at least $25 not to have to sit through Slaughter. $40 for House of Pain.

On the other hand, I would almost certainly have my fist in the air when the Speedwagon started rolling through them changes.

The singer’s name is Gary, right? He looks like Handsome Geddy Lee.

I would also like to see Huey Lewis & The News, and would sing along with all of their songs.

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Joss Stone fucks for tracks.

3 Comments

  1. Pokey is good fun.

  2. Daaa-aaa-aaad, I need to borrow the Time Sheath.

    “What, again?”

    I really need to go back to the time before I clicked ‘Play” on that REO Speedwagon video. I’m afraid it’s going to stunt my growth.

    “There’s nothing to fear, son. I was a fan, back in the day, even saw them once, when I was living in Des Moines. That was real rock’n’roll, let me tell you. And I turned out fine.”

    “What’s that look for?”

    I’m thinking that you should use it to go back to a time before Des Moines…

  3. wow. former lead singer of Styx, Dennis DeYoung … there got to be a good joke in there somewhere !!!

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