Gap Bandcovering, Gretchen Wilsonduetting porn star Kid Rock's appropriation of Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band's "Live" Bullet cover design seemed pretty untoppable. But then came fellow suburban-Detroit native Huck Johns, who looks like Tim McGraw and who wrote a song for Kid once and who covers Seger's "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" between ripping off AC/DC and ELO and STP, with an album on Hideout/Capitol. Unless you're acquainted with Seger's "Persecution Smith" and "East Side Story" you might not get why that label designation is so funny. But trust me, it is. (PS: Two best songs below quoting "Highway to Hell": "Love Comes A-Tumblin' Down," Cheap Trick, 1980; "Oh Yeah," Huck Johns, 2006.)
KID ROCK & THE TWISTED BROWN TRUCKER BAND
(Atlantic hick-hoprock album)
Stream "Son of Detroit" (Windows Media) href="http://sg1.allmusic.com/cg/smp.dll?link=06r5zgpfbluyb98lnzp4e91&r=20.asx">Cowboy" (Windows Media)
(Spinerazor glam-metalpunk album)
Stream "Sell Your Soul" (Windows Media) href="http://sg1.allmusic.com/cg/smp.dll?link=ukcokjo644msj957jejrs6u&r=20.asx">Go Away" (Windows Media)
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.
More Music News
- Gabriel Kahane Wears Sunglasses Inside to Look Like a Spy and Sings About It on 'The...
Sat., Feb. 6, 4:00pm
Sat., Feb. 6, 5:00pm
Sat., Feb. 6, 6:00pm
Sat., Feb. 6, 7:00pm
- Shearwater Made a 'Compassionate' Protest Record at the Perfect Time
- A Hardcore, Noisy Friday at Market Hotel Tops NYC's Best Shows This Weekend