Tag Archives: The Good Rats

List #1: Top 20 Studio Recordings

I prepared a precurser list two years ago…My top Twenty. Then and now are pretty  consistant when you factor in the new categories and how musical tastes can develope over time.. I also didn’t realize how long it would take to … Continue reading

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Backs Against The Wall

There are lots of new readers to the blog  and it’s been a while since I posted a song by what Rolling Stone Magazine called  “the most famous unknown band”, The Good Rats. The Rats were “The Band” of the … Continue reading

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Conflicts

conflict NOUN [ ˈkänˌflikt ] a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one: synonyms: dispute · quarrel · squabble · disagreement · dissension · More VERB [ kənˈflikt, ˈkänˌflikt ] be incompatible or at variance; clash: synonyms: clash · … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Rats

    Too bad the best part of today is about to be over for the bird.   I came accross this photo the other day and it reminded of a hard rockin’ song by The one, the only… The … Continue reading

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Ride’em Cowboy

The year was 1999.    We were living in the tiny house behind the funeral home we just bought in this Southern town.  I would drive the girls the half mile to school each morning. I remember the car…. it was … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Call

From the: “You just can’t make this stuff up” file Cops: Man Beat Infant For Crying While He Watched “The Jerry Springer Show” An Illinois man is jailed on domestic battery and child endangerment charges after he allegedly injured a … Continue reading

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That Ain’t Right

A bluesy tune from Blue Collar Rats,  the last CD produced before the death of The Good Rats co-founder/frontman, Peppi Marchello. While visiting my parents in NJ for several days, I am learning lessons about growing older that I hoped … Continue reading

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