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Gary Pig's All-Time Top Ten Car Tunes

Guide by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, July 1998

Summer having arrived yet again, it's now as good a time as any to compile:GARY PIG'S ALL-TIME TOP TEN CAR TUNES ...

Gary Pig Gold's All-Time Top Ten Psychedelic Records (circa 1966)

Guide by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, May 1999

WITH EVERY waking hour bringing yet another ill-advised Revival of sorts to our virtual doorsteps – today Slinkies, tomorrow Saturday Night Fever – I thought ...

Brian Wilson: And Your Dream Comes True

Live Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, July 1999

Brian Wilson Live at the Beacon Theater, New York City, June 18, 1999 ...

Brave Combo, Tiny Tim: Tiny Tim with Brave Combo: Girl (Rounder Records)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 1999

ANYONE NOT already familiar with the trials and tribulations, musical and otherwise, that was Mr. Tim should read no further. ...

Johnny Dowd: Pictures From Life's Other Side (Koch Entertainment)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, October 1999

I SURE HAD A feeling something was up when a strange little disc called WRONG SIDE OF MEMPHIS, written and solely performed by a forty-nine-year-old ...

The Shaggs' Own Thing

Retrospective by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, November 1999

ON THE AFTERNOON of March 9, 1969, three guitar-and-drum-beating sisters from tiny Fremont, New Hampshire entered a tiny recording studio and emerged, just a few ...

Tiny Tim: Rock (Regular/Festival Records)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, April 2000

I'VE OFTEN BEEN criticized for being a bit too hard on those musicians who choose to toil in the, shall we say, h.metal idiom. ...

Jimi Hendrix: Eight Little-Known Facts About Jimi Hendrix

Comment by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, November 2000

THE LINES, MUSICAL and otherwise, between Fact and (Science) Fiction tend to blur quite a lot whenever one dares speak of (a) Our Heroes, and/or ...

Perry Como: To Catch A Falling Star

Retrospective by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, June 2001

WIT DULY SHARPENED and tongue even firmer within cheek than usual, I treated the Sunday New York Times news of Perry Como's death as little ...

Bobby Fuller Four, The : Bobby Fuller: Shakedown! The Texas Tapes Revisited/The Bobby Fuller Four: Never To Be Forgotten: The Mustang Years

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, July 2001

HARD TO BELIEVE it's been thirty-two years now since the self-proclaimed "Rock 'n' Roll King of the Southwest," who practically single-handedly bridged the (southern-fried) Fifties ...

The Dead Boys, The Germs: The Germs: Germicide/The Dead Boys: All This And More/Various: What? Stuff (Bomp! Records)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, July 2001

OK CLASS, READY? It's time to remember exactly WHAT (real) Punk Rock is (was). ...

Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones: Tom Jones: Live at Caesars Palace/Engelbert Humperdinck: Live at the Riviera, Las Vegas

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 2001

CAUTION: EVEN THE most self-respecting of record stores now house a section way in the back, between the Soundtrack and Male Vocalist departments, called "Lounge." ...

The Rolling Stones: 10 Reasons Why the Rolling Stones Were the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band

Comment by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, November 2002

I. BRIAN JONES' HAIR ...

Joe Strummer: Gary Pig Gold Got His Kicks With Joe Strummer

Memoir by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, March 2003

WHILE THE CLASH were hardly the only band that ever mattered to ME, I personally sure owe a tip-o-the ol' snout to the one, the ...

The Deviants: Mick Farren & The Deviants: On Your Knees, Earthlings!!! (Total Energy)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, November 2003

MICK FARREN is one of the greatest madcaps Britain has yet to produce, I hereby loudly exclaim, and On Your Knees gathers together yet another ...

Roy Orbison: The Complete Sun Sessions (Varese Sarabande)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, January 2004

FOR THOSE WHO may be only marginally aware of The Big O's 1950's recordings (ie: via Creedence's credible cover of 'Ooby Dooby' 'way back when), ...

The Stooges: Iggy & The Stooges: Wild Love (Bomp!)

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, April 2004

BOMP RECORDS' exquisitely lo-lo-fi Iguana Chronicles proudly soldiers forward with this hour's-plus of rehearsal tapes from the Stooges' glory daze pre- (and possibly even post-) ...

The Beatles, Bob Dylan: An Interview With The Blacklisted Journalist Al Aronowitz

Profile and Interview by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, February 2005

Gary "Pig" Gold meets the Man Who Invented the Sixties. ...

Great Unsung Heroes Of Rock'n'Roll Radio

Overview by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 2005

Do you remember Murray the KAlan Freed and high energy?Do you remember rock'n'roll radio?Do you remember rock'n'roll radio?(The Ramones) ...

The Sex Pistols: Ten Reasons Why The Sex Pistols Didn't (or Couldn't) Save Rock And Roll

Comment by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 2005

In honor of Julien Temple's great new film The Filth And The Fury Gary Pig Gold humbly submits to both punks and non-punks, old and ...

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