Straight ahead and pure rock with no artificial ingredients today kids.
There are some songs that always have to be played together or you will be left wanting more.
Like two stars in orbit around each other lighting up the rock n roll galaxy.
ZZ Top.Waitin for the bus/Jesus just left Chicago
Is it conflict and resolution?
Queen.We will rock you/We are the Champions
Is it one long intro and one song?
I don’t know why…part of it is they followed each other on the albums and they worked together like peanut butter and chocolate—-and in those L.P. days-if you tried to stop the record without playing the second song, someone would throw a beer bottle at you.
Led Zeppelin. Black dog/Living Loving Maid
OK you got me-not exactly Led Zep but a bunch of kids having fun. This school of rock phenomenon- I have mixed feeling on—on the one hand it is great that kids are keeping the music alive and are staying out of trouble by hanging out and staying off the streets. And on the other hand- kids are using rock to stay out of trouble and learn something—–using rock music as a thing that is learned instead of doing it because “what the hell you are angry and broke anyway” so let’s go for it.
I am cool with that and Led Zeppelin is a good place to start—-and knowing that these two songs always go together because it is a rule of the rock n roll universe it an important lesson learned.
Cheers from the cave!