Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

The Flamin' Groovies: Acid Hurt My Brain

Max Bell, New Musical Express, 2 August 1975

WHEN, TOWARDS the tail-end of 1969, the Flamin' Groovies' first Epic single 'Rockin' Pneumonia' crashed the American Hot 100 at No. 27 (with a bullet), no one was more surprised than the band themselves.

Total word count of piece: 2351


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.