Monday, April 19, 2010

A TREASURE TROVE OF PRIMITIVE ROCK, R&B, SURF AND ROCKABILLY

Here's a good musical way to start off your week.

WFMU's Beware the Blog always has been lots of fun, but while searching for MP3s of The Weird-ohs/Silly Surfers, I stumbled across this: Beware the Blog posts by one Debbie D.


Here you'll find Songs the A-Bone Taught Us, Songs The Reigning Sound Taught Us, Songs We Taught The Blasters, Songs The Fall Taught Us, etc etc.

Basically these are the original versions (or at least OLDER versions) of songs those bands covered.

This plus lots more. Check out the super soul of The Masked Man and His Agents. Not to mention the "movers and shakers" at the top of the page.

And yes, I found a Silly Surfers song!

Thanks, Debbie, D!

WACKY WEDNESDAY: In Praise of the Austin Lounge Lizards

They didn't start in Austin. And they're  not really lizards. Here's a Wacky Wednesday cheer for a little string band from...