Author Archives: Don Anton

(September 26, 2017): The Farmers – Uncle Stinky

From the 2005 album, Loaded. The band was one of the reincarnations of The Beat Farmers (with Jerry Raney, Rolle Love and Buddy Blue), which disbanded in 1995  following the early death of Country Dick Montana by a heart attack.  … Continue reading

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(August 18, 2017): Zeshan B – Cryin’ In The Streets

From the 2017 album, Vetted.  Zeshan Bagewadi covers this 1970 civil rights song — first recorded by George Perkins & The Silver Stars — with impressive vocals. It works just as well 47 years later, which is pretty sad.  You … Continue reading

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(August 28, 2017): Don and Dewey – Pink Champagne

From the 1970 compilation album, They’re Rockin’ ‘Til Midnight, Rollin’ ‘Til Dawn!  Although the bulk of this LP is recycled, this tune and “Mammer Jammer” were first released here. Not sure who is on the fiddle, but it reminds me … Continue reading

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(August 24, 2017): Apex – In Motion

From the 2008 EP, In Motion.  Rob Dickeson put out 11 singles and EPs from 2007 to 2012.  He was in Unknown Error, which also stopped releasing at the end of 2012.  According to Wikipedia in “December 2016 and early … Continue reading

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(August 22, 2017): Electric Six – Jimmy Carter

From the 2005 album, Señor Smoke. Almost uniformly panned by the reviewers, this tune, anyway, has some resonance today – tounge in cheek though it may be.

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If SoundCloud Disappears, What Happens to Its Music Culture? – NYTimes.com

A bummer if it comes to pass … AUGUST 1, 2017 On Technology By JENNA WORTHAM This summer, an engineer named Matthew Healy moved to Berlin to work at SoundCloud, a popular music-streaming service. He started his job on a … Continue reading

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(July 27, 2017): The Blenders – Don’t Fuck Around With Love

From the 1973 single of the 1953 recording, Don’t Fuck Around With Love.  The story behind this risque ditty goes like this according to Marv Goldberg. In August 1953, the recorded “You’ll Never Be Mine Again / Don’t Play Around With … Continue reading

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