From approximately 1974, and Endless Bummer -- the frankly heinous low-fi home-made CD by my old garage band chums The Weasels -- please enjoy (if that is even remotely possible) the winsomely nautical "Pretty Sally."
Written by keyboard guy Glenn Leeds (who also provides flute stylings and quite hideously sea dog-ish vocals on the "Barnacle Bill" section of the song). With rhythm guitar and lead vocals by Dave Hawxwell, watery bass guitar and backing vocals by Alan Weissman, less wayward than usual drums by Mike ("The Drummer") Sorrentino, and lead guitar by some asshole whose name rhymes with Sleeve Nimels.
As you will hear, I run out of ideas for my solos approximately five minutes before the track ends -- a source of some pride for me, as you can imagine.
I bring this up because the aforementioned Senor Weissman, despite fervid entreaties to the contrary by an otherwise uncaring world, is in the process of putting together a Weasels best(?)-of album and a website to promote it. Both of which will be called Let There Be Weasels. (And the above song may or may not be included.)
In any case, against my better judgement, I've been enabling Al in this endeavor, and here are two prospective covers I've had mocked up for the project.
Not that anybody asked me, but I've decided that the final version should be chosen by the theoretically objective readers over here at PowerPop. So - please vote for your favorite, early and often.
Should it be this one --
-- or this one?
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