So, ripping the scab of this thread, Gerry Roslie is the quintessential rock singer. For <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20S_kwNb4rg">this</a> reason, if nothing else.
I can live with that.
Jake wrote:You know what's great about the Sonics, too? Unlike most American "garage" bands, they pre-date the British Invasion. Which, to me anyway, makes them (and Roslie in particular) even more awesome.
I mean, think about it, how many great rock and roll singers were not influenced by Mick Jagger? Not many.
Roslie was inspired by Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard: "I tended to like the people who went right over the top and just laid it all on the line without holding back. That impressed me."
The Sonics rule.
BandyLou wrote:Iggy makes his 'swordfishtrombones?'
worpswede wrote:Asheton's passed.
BandyLou wrote:Over the past few days, I keep thinking about this video. Is Iggy pulling a fast one? Sitting by the pool with a little white fluffy dog, making an album 'for the french?' Sick of derelicts with guitars?
The musical switchup I could believe... but this video? He didn't have to sit by the pool, or pick up the white dog.
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