Friday, 12 September 2008
K L Poore
Little Feat has been one of the most important musical entities in my life (so far). They’ve provided me with a vantage point into a mix of music as down home as my grandmother’s fried chicken and as left field as Carl Yastrzemski at Fenway. I was but a wee lad when I heard Zappa’s “Willie the Pimp” followed up by the Feats “Sailin’ Shoes” and you just know that event had to change me forever. I still have Rhythmia Featlemania. There is no cure.
Join the Band, the Feat’s latest on 429 Records, makes me happy on many, many levels. It’s them reinventing classic songs, giving us a few new gems, and working to expose their music to a whole new audience by bringing in big stars. By making good song choices, inviting the right artists and ensuring the recordings ...