This month, on Musical Moments to Die For: secrets, influences, and secret influences, all book-ended by the two best bands to ever come from Athens, GA.
We’ve also got the front-runners for greatest guitar and organ solos ever; Neil Young’s most despairing moment; and not one, not two, but three variations of the beat solidified by the late, great Ellas McDaniel.
As always, I’m not necessarily talking about hooks here, more like traps. The parts of these songs that bring me back to them over and over again.
And yeah, you probably see the pattern and think you know the endgame, but I can promise you that there’s a twist!