Tag Archives: Rudy Negrete

Jammin’ with Rudy

I’m posting video of Rudy Negrete sitting in with our band. The song we were playing is classic roots rock, but Rudy pretty much stole the show. Which is no real surprise, I guess. For my money Rudy Negrete is the most exciting roots rocker currently working out of Chicago’s south side. The real thing. […]

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Waitin’ For The Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago

By the 1980’s Z Z Top’s new songs were almost novelty numbers. They still put down some pretty nice grooves and some hot licks, but most of their tunes were cutesy little ditties designed to work well with the goofy vidoes they were grinding out for MTV. If anybody looked down their nose at that, the band cried […]

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“I Saw Her Standing There”

Remember the first Beatles song you ever heard? I do. I was riding around on a Friday night in the early Sixties, and the record hop that came live from the Jaycee Civic Center in Paducah, Kentucky, across the river, was on the car radio. A couple reports had been in the news about this group called The […]

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Playin’ The Heartland Cafe

The Heartland Cafe celebrated it’s 35th anniversary this summer, and Dorothy and I were glad to play at the celebration (though it wasn’t our finest set). We love the Heartland Cafe and love playing there. I wrote about a couple of our shows there this year for my fanzine, Dumbfounding Stories, thought I’d reprint ’em here. DOROTHY […]

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