Artist as Rock & Roll Enthusiast (aka ARE) Post: 19
For various reasons, I have decided that this is one of my theme songs. I have a few of them, not too many. Zig Zag Wanderer, it rings true for me on many levels. This decision comes after many years of living life and many hours of listening to music. This is a decision made through experience.
I am not even a huge fan of Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band even though I respect Don Van Vleet and his important contributions to music as an alternative rock pioneer and beyond. In fact, I had not even heard this song until I was around 35-40 years old, when I took a deep dive into early psychedelic rock.
You can jump you can holler Never lose what I have found Heaven’s free ‘cept for a dollar You can zig you can zag Whoa I’m gonna stay around gonna stay around
Artist as Rock & Roll Enthusiast (aka ARE) Post: 5
Concert night is here. Concert week is here. Four of them in the next 8 days.
Tonight is Archers of Loaf at Terminal West. Looking forward to it. I’ve never seen them before. I like this band but I love one of their albums, White Trash Heroes, their fourth and final full length album. If you’ve not heard it, check it out. It’s super solid from start to finish. My favorite song form that album is a noisy groove called “One Slight Wrong Move.”
This song kicks so much ass in just a few short minutes.
“A hundred million people could be wrong,
A hundred million people have been wrong before,
A hundred million people could be wrong”