"Her influence today is undeniable," said Michael Stipe of REM, "There' s not anybody I know in a band anywhere who not revere the records that she put out. There was a rawness and energy to Horses that I had not heard in any other music. From then on, my life was changed."
Rock and Roll needs more saxophones.
Can sadness be more sweet?
Big Smith is a self-described hillbilly band out of Springfield, Missouri. The band is all family, consisting of brothers Mark and Jody Bilyeu, their cousins Jay and Mike Williamson, and cousin Rik Thomas. These guys have been playing together their whole lives, and it shows in their musical ability.
If you ask Frank Lenz what his music sounds like he'll tell you "It sounds like 'S.W.A.T.' on dope." It sounds better than that.