Archive for April 6th, 2011

April 6, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Sheetah et les Weissmuller

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission comes from France and the freakbeat garage rock revivalists Sheetah et les Weissmuller.

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April 6, 2011

This (Belated) Day in Music History

We got a little caught up yesterday and didn’t get to this in time, but feel it’s too important not to note.  Yesterday was Cowboy Jack Clement‘s birthday, born April 5, 1931. Clements has been perhaps one of the most influential people in country music history that too many people know nothing about.

Well, we’re here to help educate you on the man who wrote songs for Johnny Cash, was Townes Van Zant’s first publisher, produced tracks by Louis Armstrong and U2 and continues to facilitate greatness in those he works with, and is apparently one helluva ballroom dancer to boot.

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April 6, 2011

Where The Internet Took Us

Our friends over at Cracked.com have a great article up now entitled “6 Musicians Who Accidentally Crapped Out Masterpieces” that is not only funny, but also kind of fascinating.  Find out origins to some of rocks biggest tunes – from Bill Haley to the Red Hot Chili Peppers – some very cool nuggets of “wow that’s crazy” music trivia.  Check it out here.

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