(Your Love Is Like) Nuclear Waste – Tuff Darts (#316)

A Million Songs #000316 (Your Love Is Like) Nuclear Waste – Tuff Darts [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6HFLUVhjyU3LQedp8AxzyH” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: John DeSalvo & Jeff Salen Vocals: Tommy Frenzy  Guitar: Jeff Salen Guitar: Bobby Butani Bass: John DeSalvo Drums: John Morelli Producer: Tony Bongiovi, Bob Clearmountain, Lance Quinn Studio: The Power Station – New York, NY … Continue reading (Your Love Is Like) Nuclear Waste – Tuff Darts (#316)

(That’s Why I Always) Dress in Black – The Blackjacks (#243)

A Million Songs #000243 (That’s Why I Always) Dress in Black – The Blackjacks [iframe style=”border: 0; width: 100%; height: 120px;” src=”https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/track=1874859822/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/transparent=true/” seamless><a href=”http://johnnyangelwendell.bandcamp.com/track/thats-why-i-always-dress-in-black”>That&#39;s Why I Always Dress In Black by The Blackjacks</a>] Personnel: Written By: The Blackjacks Guitar, Vocals: Johnny Angel  Guitar: Rafe Mabry Bass: Whitey Drums: Jeff Ema Record Label: Throbbing Lobster Releases Original … Continue reading (That’s Why I Always) Dress in Black – The Blackjacks (#243)

(She’s So) Selfish – The Knack (#223)

A Million Songs #000223 (She’s So) Selfish – The Knack [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:7wDtDAXck3bG4YZZOfYu8p” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Doug Fieger & Berton Averre Vocals, Guitar: Doug Fieger Guitar: Burton Averre Bass: Prescott Niles Drums: Bruce Gary Producer: Mike Chapman Record Label: Capitol Records Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: The Knack – Get The Knack Original Release … Continue reading (She’s So) Selfish – The Knack (#223)

(I’ve Got) Icicles On My Testicles – The Evaporators (#174)

A Million Songs #000174 (I’ve Got) Icicles On My Testicles – The Evaporators [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6FXyRpELKxmjMZj9ZJb8bm” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: The Evaporators Vocals: Lisa Marr Vocals: Megan Barnes Vocals, Organ: Nardwuar Guitar, Vocals: David Carswell Bass, Guitar, Organ: John Collins Drums: Scott Livingstone Record Label: Mint Records Releases Original Release: The Evaporators – Ripple … Continue reading (I’ve Got) Icicles On My Testicles – The Evaporators (#174)

(I’ll Be) Your Mau Mau – The Knack (#148)

A Million Songs #000148 (I’ll Be) Your Mau Mau – The Knack [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:7yICjITbrLhrmc6144dDJo” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Berton Averre & Doug Fieger Vocals, Guitar: Doug Fieger Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards: Berton Averre Bass: Prescott Niles Drums: Billy Ward Producer: Don Was Record Label: Charisma Records Lyrics: Genius Releases Original Release: The Knack – Serious Fun Original Release Date: … Continue reading (I’ll Be) Your Mau Mau – The Knack (#148)

(I Just Wanna Be) Your Steve McQueen – Eytan Mirsky (#127)

A Million Songs #000127 (I Just Wanna Be) Your Steve McQueen – Eytan Mirsky [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3CV3iRkJVh1BufXcc62hNY” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Top 1% I first heard this track in the fantastic romantic drama/comedy The Tao Of Steve from 2000. I’m kind of a sucked for songs about movies, so this one was an easy sell for … Continue reading (I Just Wanna Be) Your Steve McQueen – Eytan Mirsky (#127)

(Dee, Dee You’re) Stuck On A Star – Milk ‘N’ Cookies (#67)

A Million Songs #000067 (Dee, Dee You’re) Stuck On A Star – Milk ‘N’ Cookies [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3dKFcwBKI7VeA1HksJQPi8″ width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Vocals: Justin Strauss Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals: Ian North Bass: Sal Maida Drums, Percussion: Mike Ruiz Producer: Muff Winwood Record Label: Island Records Releases Original Release: Milk ‘N’ Cookies – Milk ‘N’ Cookies Original … Continue reading (Dee, Dee You’re) Stuck On A Star – Milk ‘N’ Cookies (#67)

(All In The) All In All – The Knack (#45)

A Million Songs #000045 (All In The) All In All – The Knack [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3ajLbQ9v5YgKgw0nLn1epg” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Listen: Amazon Google Play Spotify Personnel: Written By: Doug Fieger & Prescott Niles Vocals, Guitar: Doug Fieger Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards: Berton Averre Bass: Prescott Niles Drums: Terry Bozzio Producer: Oliver Leiber & The Knack Studio: House … Continue reading (All In The) All In All – The Knack (#45)

$7 Single – Elevator Drops (#22)

A Million Songs #000022 $7 Single – Elevator Drops [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:61gZDKPBP32DXM5fRjqkid” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Some more Power-Pop (maybe I have a thing) for your listening pleasure, this time from the mid-90’s Boston band The Elevator Drops. Listen: Amazon Google Play Spotify Personnel: Written By: Elevator Drops Vocals: Dave Goolkasian Guitar: Garvey J. Drums: Scott … Continue reading $7 Single – Elevator Drops (#22)

#1 Summer Jam – Butch Walker (#16)

A Million Songs #000016 #1 Summer Jam – Butch Walker [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:5rO9MhmZHn8jucb3kjs2Rg” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] I’m pleasantly surprised that #1 Hit Song is followed by the exact type of song they are complaining about. This is one of the sunniest power-pop songs I’ve heard, with harmonized choruses and hooky guitars. If you listen closely … Continue reading #1 Summer Jam – Butch Walker (#16)