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What Is Barracuda by Heart About?

29 May 2017 21:47


Song: Barracuda (1977)

Artist: Heart

Album: Little Queen

Writers: Ann Wilson, Micheal Derosier, Nancy Wilson, Roger Fisher

Barracuda is perhaps the song most identified with Heart. It is one of those songs that makes people think of Heart as a Led Zeppelin influenced hard rock band with legendary female vocals. Their angriest and edgiest song, it was released off the 1977 Little Queen album, reaching no. 11 on the charts….

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What Was Boston's First Hit Song?

12 Apr 2017 01:19


Song: More Than a Feeling

Artist: Boston

Album: Boston

Writer: Tom Scholz

Boston's first big hit came on their self-titled debut album in 1976. Actually, it's a bit of a misleading question because the album was one the best-selling rock debut album of all time and had three hit singles, one after another. The first, though, is just what you'd expect….

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I'm travelin' down the road and I'm flirtin' With Disaster

20 Mar 2017 22:11


Song: Flirtin' With Disaster (1979)

Artist: Molly Hatchet

Writers: Dave Lawrence Hludeck, Danny Joe Brown, Banner Harvey Thomas

Album: Flirtin' With Disaster (Epic)

Flirtin' With Disaster by Molly Hatchet is often listed as one of the best country rock or Southern rock songs of all time, along with such classics as Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band and Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd. This is no mean feat being that Molly Hatchet is also lists made by heavy metal fans. The band members themselves certainly looked like they belonged in a heavy metal band, perhaps a British one. And three of them were lead guitarists. Their first album, Molly Hatchet, was a platinum seller….

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Evil Woman: Who Recorded It Before Black Sabbath?

17 Mar 2017 22:13


Song: Evil Woman Don't Play Your Games With Me (1969)

Artist: Crow

Writers: Larry Wiegand, Dick Wiegand, Dave Wagner

Album: Crow Music

Most people probably know the song, Evil Woman Don't Play Your Games With Me from the cover done by Black Sabbath, under the song name Evil Woman. The original, however, was released by the band Crow, out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1969….

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No Sugar Tonight In My Coffee

12 Mar 2017 00:20


Song: No Sugar Tonight (1970)

Artist: The Guess Who

Album: American Woman

Writer: Randy Bachman

No Sugar Tonight was released as a B-side for the Guess Who's single, American Woman, perhaps their best-known song. The single hit number one on the week of May 9, 1970, becoming their biggest hit. Originally, however, No Sugar Tonight was meant to be released with another song….

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