Gene Loves Jezebel
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I hadn't heard a lot from this group, other than "Twenty Killer Hurts" and "Desire"...both of them were catchy tunes, and I liked the guitar work on them. I know the guitar player was touring with A Flock Of Seagulls earlier this decade when they were trying to change their image a bit.
Posted by Terry on Monday, 02.11.08 @ 21:41pm
Dameon...what did you think of these guys? I made a comment before about two of their songs I liked, but don't know much more. Also, who was the lead guitar player for Great White when they recorded "Rock Me"? I think that cat can wail!!
Posted by Terry on Sunday, 02.24.08 @ 20:03pm
To be honest, I am not the best source when it comes to Gene Loves Jezebel. Perhaps Liam or Shawn can help with that. I am only familiar with the few songs that got some radio play. But it is one of those bands that I want to go back and check out.
Posted by Dameon on Sunday, 02.24.08 @ 21:02pm
Actually, I thought there were some good guitarists in the "hair band" era (George Lynch comes to mind). A lot of the stuff sounded the same, but I thought "Rock Me" stood out, particularly the guitar work.
Posted by Terry on Sunday, 02.24.08 @ 21:13pm
There were actually some very good guitarists in some of those bands. George Lynch was definitely one of them. Warren Di Martini was another. I thought Collen and Clark from D.L. made a great tandem. And although I don't recall his name right now, there was an excellent player in a horrible group called Winger. The boy could play.
Posted by Dameon on Monday, 02.25.08 @ 03:36am
I hear ya man...also back in the day playing in clubs had other "fringe" benefits...lol!!! It was also true that when we were in our 20's, they weren't exactly handing out recording contracts to just anyone. I saw some very good bands back then that couldn't get arrested that would probably enjoy some success now, IMO.
Posted by Terry on Monday, 02.25.08 @ 06:33am
Terry - Did a band called the Good Rats ever get to your end of the world? They were very big in NY in the early to mid 70's. They hailed from Long Island and released several albums. I got to share the stage with them a few times. They actually got a story written about them in CREEM magazine. I think they were voted the ugliest band of all time, but they were good. They were always the headline band in the clubs. They used to finish their set with a song - Fireball Express and all the other bands would jump on stage with them. It was fun. Check them out, I think you will like the guitarist "The Cat". I think his last name was Gato; but that was many years and lots of booze and pills ago.
Posted by Dameon on Monday, 02.25.08 @ 07:11am
Good Rats actually played the Turn Of The Century in Denver during that time...can't remember when. I just remember that band name sticking out, and "The Turn" was one of the places we frequented.
Posted by Terry on Monday, 02.25.08 @ 11:56am
I don't believe they made any significant inroads here on the East Coast; but I cannot say for sure. I am personally not familiar with them.
Posted by Dameon on Monday, 02.25.08 @ 14:14pm
Posted by Lani on Sunday, 03.16.08 @ 21:48pm
Best band ever!!!
Posted by Pame :) on Monday, 03.17.08 @ 03:46am
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