WATCH: “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” – Sugarloaf ’74 vs Van Halen ’75

05/07/2018

I had intended to just find a great LIVE version of Sugarloaf’s quirky 1974 hit, “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” but about all I could find was a recording of Sugarloaf’s album version (nice, but not the same as a LIVE performance) and surprisingly, a recording less than a year later of a bootleg tape of one of Van Halen’s early concerts also singing the song! Obviously David Lee…

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WATCH: Nazareth – “Hair Of The Dog” LIVE – Houston 1981 (Son of a Bitch)

04/25/2018

This is one of those songs that I loved to listen to, but dreaded getting caught by my parents as the term “son of a bitch” while regularly spoken by at least one of the adults in the house, was also considered profanity. And yes, somehow listening to a rock song with profanity was treated the same as me actually saying a swear word, and carried the same punishment. Parents!…

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WATCH: “I’m Not Lisa” by Jessi Colter – LIVE – 1975

03/28/2018

Another song “we love to hate.” I can remember mocking this song ENDLESSLY with my friends in high school when this came out in 1975. We hated it then, and we still hate it today. But you, well you may love it. I doubt that, but anything is possible these days! Here’s a little background on the song from Wikipedia: “I’m Not Lisa” is a country song recorded and written…

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WATCH: The Making of 10cc’s “I’m Not in Love” – 1975

03/05/2018

What can I say about this incredible song? Some in the music business call “I’m Not In Love” by 10cc “…one of the great multi-track hits of all time …” right up there with Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  I’m not sure I would go that far, but I remember quite clearly when the song came out in the summer of 1975 and thinking at the time–and still do–that this song just…

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