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Son of Son of Son of Son of Halloween

Posted in Rock Moment with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2012 by 30daysout

Repost: I tell you one thing: as a kid, if I’d gone up to trick or treat at a house and Elvira answered the door … I would have been pretty, ah, scared.  Looking at the photo, I’m pretty sure I would have the same reaction today.

MP3:  “Elvira’s Intro” by Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark

MP3:  “Attack Of The 50-Foot Woman” by the Tubes

MP3:  “Little Demon” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

MP3:  “The Trembler” by Duane Eddy

MP3:  “Count Macabre” by The Connoisseurs

MP3: “Trick Or Treat” by Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark (Introduction by Dr. Demento)

MP3: “Ghost of Frankenstein” by the Misfits

MP3:  “Monster Mash” by Vincent Price

MP3:  “The Vampire Sleeps” by Boris Karloff

MP3: “Moonlight (A Vampire’s Dream)” by Stevie Nicks

MP3:  “Children Of The Grave” by Black Sabbath

MP3:  “Pet Sematary” by the Ramones

MP3:  “Full Moon” by Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark

MP3:  “Welcome To My Nightmare” by Alice Cooper

MP3:  “Spooktacular Finale” by Spike Jones

YouTube: “Monster Mash” at a Brian Wilson soundcheck

YouTube: Elvira introduction to the movie “Eegah”


Review: “Emotion and Commotion” by Jeff Beck

Posted in Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 9, 2010 by 30daysout

I’ll admit I was never into Jeff Beck until I saw him perform at last year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden. His stirring rendition of “A Day In the Life” was mesmerizing and I became an instant fan. His latest release, Emotion and Commotion, is, so far, my pick for album of the year.

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