Archive | Mar 13, 2017

Certain Songs #817: Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers – “Born to Lose”

Album: L.A.M.F.
Year: 1977

Because the original album had such a terrible word of mouth reputation — not for the music, but for the mix — I didn’t take a flyer at Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. album until the 1990s.

That’s on me, because I clearly had been missing out for decades, because by the mid-1990s L.A.M.F.’s preserved in amber mix of classic rock at punk energy felt brand-new all over again.