Tuesday, January 22, 2013

"45 45's until I'm 45" (#06/45)

Morning my friends,

for a change today I have for you something you might not know, this relates to the fact that it is by one of the most grievously underrated artists of our time, the mighty "Metal Mike" Sauders.

He is credited with coining the music genre label "heavy metal" in a record review in the Rolling Stone magazine in 1970. He drummed and sang in various bands, most commonly known perhaps are the Angry Samoans.

Don't let that heavy metal - thingy put you off now, please, because the tune really is well worth downloading/listening to! The same is true for everything Saunders released as Metal Mike ... which is quite a bulk of stuff. I can highly recommend the debut Mini-LP 'Metal Mike Plays The Hits Of The 90's' for a starter, then again there isn't a bad one amongst the nine 7" singles he put out within the early 90's as well.

This is but one of them, a fine version of a Merle Haggard tune ... and your number six, friends:

Triple X Records - 51054-7 (1990)
You'll get this one - plus five other outstanding tunes of similar brilliance - on the aforementioned Mini - LP from '91 (Triple X – 51064-2). Get hold of it now before it's too late ....


Swiss Adam said...

Angry Samoans- I'd forgotten about them.

Dirk said...

Yeah, SA, we all did, I suppose ...

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