In my opinion, there are few bands better live than the old Little Feat.
Waiting for Columbus is a seminal album, recorded at the Bayou in DC. K Street in georgetown to be precise. My old stomping grounds.
Download the whole thing.
But the two mental patient cuts – those you play over and over, are Spanish Moon, and Mercenary Territory
This is a cleaner version:
and bad cocaine.
Poison – get you just the same…
If that don’t get you soon…
The women will down at the spanish moon.Spanish Moon
Well I pawned my watch,
and I sold my ring.
Just to hear that girl singing, yeah…
I don’t care who are, you can wake up ruined…
You can lose it all at the Spanish Moon..Spanish Moon
Man…oh man…that bassline has me looking at custom basses again.
Damn, I get the itch to play.
The brass will peel the paint off your ears.
And it was all live.
I was in the dentist’s this week for a cleaning, listening to the pap on their music service.
Listen to the tune and all the parts. I think the tunes I heard while I was in the chair had maybe 2-3 notes through the whole song.
As I get older, I’m heading towards Jazz. Back where musicians have some talent.
FFS…I can get our speech engine to do half of what I hear these days.
Can you even contemplate a millenial or Gen Z being able to come up with lyrics about hitting a bar and losing every bit of your cash to hear a woman sing?