In ‘Sweet Little Sixteen,’ ‘You Can’t Catch Me’ and other songs, Mr. Berry invented rock as a music of teenage wishes fulfilled and good times (even with cops in pursuit). In ‘Promised Land,’ ‘Too Much Monkey Business’ and ‘Brown Eyed Handsome Man,’ he celebrated and satirized America’s opportunities and class tensions. His rock ’n’ roll was a music of joyful lusts, laughed-off tensions and gleefully shattered icons.
And this is not an obvious compromise with humbucking pick-ups and tune-o-matic bridge like Eastwoods. No, they appear to really have gotten the details right.
Source: 1524EW Dual-Tone – Supro
By her own admission, she was an unlikely star who waited decades for her chance – and then became a figurehead for fans seeking true soul
P.F. Sloan – half of legendary surf music vocal duo The Fantastic Baggys and prolific songwriter.
Thank you for your music.