Every version of the Grateful Dead’s Garage Punk first single, Cream Puff War.

First let me state in no uncertain terms, that I am no Deadhead. In fact, I find a significant portion of the band’s catalog entirely intolerable. Caveat aside, and in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s debut LP on which the following song resides, I give you every version that, to my admittedly limited knowledge of Dead recordings, exists of the most rocking song that they ever put to wax; Cream Puff War, a song that even a certified Dead hater could love.

http://www.filedropper.com/gratefuldead-thecreampuffwars

A note: the versions listed as March 3 and March 18 are the same recordings, but I was unable to decipher which was the actual date, and forgot to edit it to one file.

Ben and Alastair, from Country Teasers, to release a song for song cover of Pink Floyd’s, The Wall!

I know that I’ve been AWOL around these parts, but I also know that many of you who visit this page are big Teasers fans, hence this brief return. It will be a vinyl only release via In The Red Records, appx summertime. http://bit.ly/2mciZJZ

Complete footage of The Yardbirds live in 1967, just uploaded!

Where else are you gonna see Jimmy Page whip out a Vox Phantom? Could have done without Mr You’re A Better Man Than I, though.

 

Newly posted footage of The Feelies circa 1979/80

Didn’t get to see The Feelies live til the mid-80’s, at which point I saw them every time they played my town, and was never left anything other than blown away and exhausted. One of the greatest live bands ever.

Also, if you have not, do yourself a favor and check out Paul Tschinkel’s youtube archives. Mucho amazingness.

Today is Eddie Hazel’s birthday. Now watch one of the greatest live performances to which you shall ever bear witness.

Seriously, THIS is as good as it gets. Thirteen minutes of vintage Funkadelic, running through a medley of I Got A Thing, What Is Soul, I Just Want To Testify, I Was Made To Love Her, Friday Night August 14th, Music For My Mother which degenerates into a full blown Psychedelic Gospel and includes nods to The Right Time and It’s Your Thing, while George in the throws of the holy ghost and some seriously heavy blotter writhes on the ground, whistling and speaking in tongues. Yep, it’s that kinda show. I dunno how a band can be this loose and tight at the same time.

 

 

Recently uploaded footage of The Cure at Hurrah Nightclub, 1980!

Amazing sound and an intimate performance. A must see for fans of this classic era. Check Libin’s youtube page for further rarities from Gang of Four, Lizzy Mercier Descloux, Suicide, The Plastics, Polyrock, Snatch, and James White And The Blacks with Debbie Harry!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy birthday to Sam The Sham Sumudio

Someone get that man a Ring Dang Doo! Now Wooly Bully!