“Some Kind of Wonderful” – Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad is one of those bands that I know, as a child of the 90s, from such hits as “The Loco-Motion” and “We’re An American Band”. I actually did not know until recently that they sing one of my favorite 70s tunes, “Some Kind of Wonderful”. This song seems to always put meContinue reading ““Some Kind of Wonderful” – Grand Funk Railroad”

The Greatness of Led Zeppelin I

Critics and fans alike hail the depth, maturity, and complexity of Led Zeppelin as their albums progressed, especially III and IV. While I wouldn’t call the band’s self-titled debut underrated, it often gets overlooked or downplayed because of the covers and “one-dimensional” composition of being a straight blues-rock album. Let’s talk about why it’s so greatContinue reading “The Greatness of Led Zeppelin I”

“Mother” – Danzig

I’ve heard this song somewhere, someplace. You have, too, whether you know the band or not. I, however, did not know the band, and when the song came on my Pandora, I was CONVINCED it was The Doors trying to sound like Billy Idol. Except…Billy Idol wasn’t invented yet, so?? Like, I would have bet moneyContinue reading ““Mother” – Danzig”

“Brown Sugar” ZZ Top

I had never heard this song until my good friend Pandora came along. While I like many of ZZ Top’s songs, I never listened to this album in its entirety (and if I did, I’ve forgotten it by now). This song is a gem. True blues if I’ve ever heard it. ZZ Top’s brand isContinue reading ““Brown Sugar” ZZ Top”