Sunday, 6 November 2011

SONG FOR TODAY : Common Rider - Firewall

Jesse Michaels was the singer from the highly influential punk band Operation Ivy, who also featured Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman who are now part of Rancid. after Operation Ivy split, Tim and Matt formed Rancid while Michaels re-emerged a few years later with a new band Common Rider. A tune I first heard on Radio One's Punk Show (back when it was still good and called 'The Lock Up') this is an awesome slice of ska tinged punk-funk...

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