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BEST SHOWS OF 2016 ( Chicago).
1. FRED AND TOODY COLE , Empty Bottle.
2. Gories , Empty Bottle.
3. Girlschool ,Reggie's.
4. Rezillos , Reggie's.
5. Kid Congo Powers , Schubas.
6.Southen Culture on The Skids (w/some guy called John Battles as Santo.) + Split Squad , feat. Keith Streng , Clem Burke ,Eddie Munoz . A rare great two - band bill in Chicago. Schuba's.
7. Barrence Whitfield and The Savages , Space , Evanston , Ill.
8. Linda Gail Lewis , Schuba's.
9. Bloodshot Bill (W/ some pendejo called John Battles.).
10. Los Straijackets , Space , Fitzgerald's.
Best local bands - The Dyes , Polkaholics , Bama Lamas , Crookshanks , Johnny and The Jerks .
BAD Motherfucker Award - Milt Trenier, who's just come out of semi - retirement to celebrate his 87th Birthday.
Hard to believe all the original RAMONES are gone... I've been playing their tunes all day on my guitar or CDs. Sad day.
The Cramps...'Blues Fix' vinyl release !
Finally and at long last a vinyl release of The Cramps 'Blues Fix' EP.
Release date 29th Sept 2014
This is long, long overdue......22 years is a wait and a half ! Four cover versions all produced by Poison Ivy incidently.
A-Side: Hard Workin' Man (Capt Beefheart). It's Mighty Crazy (Lightnin' Slim).
B-Side: Jelly Roll Rock (Walter Brown & The Alleycats). Shombalor (Sheriff & The Ravels).
Apparently, this is a limited edition of 1000 on 10" blue vinyl although on the ACE website it is listed as an LP ?
If you want to be sure of getting a copy ? You can pre-order it on the ACE Records website by hitting this link: http://acerecords.co.uk/blues-fix
Turnin' Blue ! Checkout the blog 'Trash, Garage Garbage and Other Delights'