Tag: 1985

Willie and The Poor Boys: Willie And The Poor Boys (Deluxe Edition) (Edsel Records)

Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman’s 1950s inspired supergroup formed as a benefit for friend Ronnie Lane. This enjoyable labor of love gets a 30th Anniversary deluxe reissue, and only serves to highlight the high quality of this delightful one-off.

3AM Eternal: Madonna “Crazy For You” (1985)

In 1985, I hated this song. Taken from the movie Vision Quest and released at the height of Madonna‘s fame, the song was ceaselessly played on the radio. While I always dug Madonna’s music, this song was overplayed,  and i tired of it quickly. Herein lies the problem, though, for songs that get played too much: people get sick… Read More ›

3AM Eternal: Tom Troccoli’s Dog “Girl From The North Country” (1985)

A curious moment, this. Tom Troccoli was a roadie for Black Flag, and member of Nig Heist and October Faction, all loud, noisy rock. Tom Troccoli’s sole album as Tom Troccoli’s Dog, however, was something completely different. The self-titled debut, released in 1985, was raw and rough, and yet oddly mellow and delicate, recalling the vibe… Read More ›