We remember the late singer/songwriter Mac Davis, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 78, by revisiting one of his iconic numbers.
The latest edition in the ongoing Cilla Black reissue series is a rather strong release, pairing up a fresh new remix of her better-than-you-might-expect 1980 album Especially For You with a brand new collection of late-career singles and rarities.
We’re pleased to offer you a delightful little number from one of Texas Music’s greatest little combos, Uncle Walt’s Band. This song comes from an excellent expanded reissue of their second album, An American In Texas, released this week via Omnivore Recordings.
This fantastic little seven inch single compiles the two best sides from one of the finest punk bands to come out of Alaska circa 1981.
Taken from the Mute Records release, ACR:BOX.
Taken from the Green Monkey Records release, Wenis: The Donut House, Seattle 1980.
A fine live performance from one of the most versatile vocalists of the 1970s.
The Residents’ 1980 album was a fantastic conceptual piece poking fun at pop music that was lighthearted and carefree while never failing to be less than 100% serious in its approach. This expanded reissue offers copious evidence of just how serious they consider it in their legacy.
Taken from the Rhino release, Live In Hollywood.
Taken from the BMG/Union Square Music release, Wheels Of Steel.