I've been trying to work out the dimensions of something I want to build and I have YouTube playing some music. It's the way I can dip into bands I used to listen to without having to bother finding their cds, buying them, and then not playing them but that one time, just after they arrived. That shit happens 'round here way too often. I used to listen to music a lot more when the first Ducks Deluxe album came out in 1974 and I listened to that album a lot. I sold it when I moved here, along with most of the records I had. Later I found I still wanted to listen to those sounds so I started looking for a copy of the album. It wasn't as popular around the Twin Cities and I had to settle for a copy on cassette tape from a guy in Winnipeg. I won't mention his name in case the statue of limitations haven't run out on that yet. I might still have the tape but all that stuff is packed in boxes and I haven't opened them for ages. Wasting internet bandwidth seems like the thing to do, you know instead of hunting for a tape and hoping my old boom box still works.
I don't think many will know the band members but you can read about them on the Wikipedia. I liked their debut album right from the start. It was lively and upbeat rock'n'roll, with a bit of rockabilly and a touch of country filtered through the minds of young Brit musicians. There were a whole bunch of these guys that where influenced by the 1950's American rock'n'roll scene. Nick Lowe and Dave Edmonds might be a couple of the better known of that bunch and hardly anyone knows about 'em. Most of the songs on the first Ducks Deluxe album are on YouTube. That's the order they came in. Take a listen, you might like the songs. You can still buy the cd from Amazon so they still have some fans out there.
I Got You
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