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Rock & Roll Is Good For You – The Fieger/Averre Demos (clear vinyl with download)

LP (Item 624841) Omnivore, 1973/1975 — Condition: New Copy
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The roots of The Knack – and some really amazing tracks that were recorded years before their famous debut on Capitol! The sound here is great and gritty – mostly just Doug Feiger and Berton Averre working out tunes in the studio – using guitar and bass, and serving up the vocals with a nicely sneering style! Even more amazing is that most of these tunes were recorded in 1973 and 1975 – yet already show the pair's tremendous ear for a tight riff and unstoppable hook – that core essence of everything we love about The Knack – but with an even rawer feel too. Titles include "Who'll Set You Down", "Little Lies", "Flower My Fate", "Weiss On Rye", "Have A Heart", "Corporation Shuffle", "Get On The Plane", "Lazer Days", and "Good Girls Don't". (Limited edition pressed on clear vinyl. Includes download card with two bonus tracks.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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