“Fight The Power” by The Isley Brothers (1975)

Most of my early memories of The Isley Brothers center around their slow jams. And truthfully, slow jams are what Ronald Isley’s voice is most suited for. “For The Love Of You”? “Voyage To Atlantis”? “Don’t Say Goodnight”? All big “yes”ses in my personal library. “Fight The Power” finds The Isleys in unusually aggressive funk/rock… Read More “Fight The Power” by The Isley Brothers (1975)

“Feel Good Hit Of The Summer” by Queens Of The Stone Age (2000)

Nowhere in the lyrics of Queens of the Stone Age’s song “Feel Good Hit Of The Summer” will you find the words “feel”, “good”, “hit”, “of”, “the”, or “summer”. What you will find is some stellar riffage courtesy of Josh Homme, and the following words, and only these words repeated for three minutes, almost like… Read More “Feel Good Hit Of The Summer” by Queens Of The Stone Age (2000)