A farewell to Bunny Wailer. Also, some new sounds (including The Dictators!) and a couple of surprises.
Author Archives: Fran Fried
A Blasters tribute to the memory of one of the finest boogie-woogie piano-pounders there was, Gene Taylor.
PART 1: American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; One Less Step – Ken Fox & Knock Yourself Out; Be Myself Again – Strengsbrew; Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog) – Roky Erickson & Bleib Alien; Come On – Chuck Berry; Right Place, Wrong Time – Dr. John; (Let’s Make This) Precious – Dexy’s Midnight Runners;
The fabulosity of Mary Wilson. Also, the story of “Midnight Train to Georgia.”
A fond farewell to our friend Hilton Valentine and a whole lot more.
PART 1: American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; American Girl – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; Take It to the People – The Woggles; King Midas – Stupidity; Crying’s Just a Thing That You Do – JD McPherson; Lucky Penny – JD McPherson; No Place to Go – Mr. Airplane; If You Have Ghosts –
Franorama 2.0 Thurs: 1 to 4 pm et Fran Fried is a changeling, to put it simply. (You don’t know the half of it, girlfriend!) You never know what she’s gonna do — even she doesn’t know what she’s gonna do next. But her M.O. in life has been “Throw everything against the wall and