During this election season, you hear candidates talk a lot about "small business" -- and so for our Policy and a Pint, we thought we'd talk to some Twin Cities entrepreneurs about the rewards, and struggles, of striking out on your own in these tough economic times.
Mick Jagger was a big fan of this band, he even produced some of their songs. We melted some faces with "Cult of Personality," with one of the best guitar solos ever (at least in the top 30).
Guess what? The song "Sweet Leaf" is not about grandma's tea.
The U.S. release of this record includes the song "Paint it, Black." The U.K. version has "Mother's Little Helper."
US release from The Kinks with the big hits "All Day and All of the Night" and "Tired of Waiting for You," and their respective B-sides.
After the breakup of The Runaways ("Cherry Bomb"), Joan Jett started her solo career. This record was her second release and first with her backup band The Blackhearts.
Steve Winwood joined The Spencer Davis Group when he was a teenager, went on to be a member of Traffic and Blind Faith, and had a successful solo career in the 80's.
Fred Schneider has one of the most distinct voices in pop music. This record had the big hits "Love Shack" and "Roam."
Rush's second album and the first to include their new drummer and lyrist Neil Peart. Let the air drumming begin.
Rare Earth was on the Motown Records subsidiary label called Rare Earth. They had hits covering Motown songs, but didn't really achieve that same success when they recorded original material.
German female singer who had most of her success in the 1960's. She changed her name from Doris to Manuela for a more exotic appeal. Thanks to all the Random Vinyl listeners for help in researching this artist!
German female singer who had most of her success in the 1960's. She changed her name from Doris to Manuela for a more exotic appeal.
A live record from this 1960's New York folk-trio. They also did some commercial work for Coca-Cola and a cigarette brand.
This album was a big fail for Devo. In fact, it was such a fail that the band was dropped from their label and the members decided to spend some time apart. The only highlight from this record is the Devo cover of "Are U Experienced" by Jimi Hendrix.
The album art widely recognized as being significant in the history of record covers. It's a seven-segment display (like you'd see on your alarm clock) representing Andy Summers, Sting and Stewart Copeland.