8/25/11: Detroit Rock & Roll

Detroit: Rock City! This week on the Fuzz Factory, I featured the Motor City. Detroit rock & roll. The city of Detroit, Michigan has a long and rich legacy in the annals of Rock & Roll. In particular, Detroit is known for spawning the origins of punk in the late 60’s and in the continuous and countless reincarnations of the garage rock sound. Every song played on the show was from an artist from the Detroit area or a song about Detroit itself. I have a soft spot in my heart for Detroit. My wife is from the area and I have driven around the barren streets many times. It’s a city that has hit the bottom, but still has a strong soul.

Just a reminder – there will be no Fuzz Factory on 9/1. I will be traveling to Chicago, my hometown. The following week – the Fuzz Factory will return with a Girls in the Garage special.

Below is the Fuzz Factory Detroit: Rock City playlist. Support rock & roll! Buy the music and support the artists you like!

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I Just Want To Celebrate – Rare Earth

Over And Over – MC5

Parchman Farm – Cactus

Whole Lotta Love – Dennis Coffey

Shimmy Shake – The Hentchmen

I’m Slowly Turning Into You – The White Stripes

Candyass – The Dirtbombs

Corruption – Iggy Pop

Be My Lover – Alice Cooper

This Is Not A Song, It’s An Outburst: Or, The Establishment Blues – Rodriguez

96 Tears – Question Mark & The Mysterians

Feral – The Gories

I Had To Chew My Own Leg Off – The Dirtbombs

You Talk Sunshine I Breathe Fire – Amboy Dukes

Who Do You Love? – The Woolies

Call When You’re Ready – The Paybacks

Nuclear War (On The Dance Floor) – Electric Six

Smokin’ In The Boys Room – Brownsville Station

How Do You Sleep? – The Sights

Rock N’ Roll Juggernaut – The Meatmen

Summer Sun Blues – The Go

Dope Man – Howling Diablos

Motor City – The Counts

Twenty Five Miles – Edwin Starr

I Wanna Holler (But The Town’s Too Small) – The Detroit Cobras

Sin’s A Good Man’s Brother – Grand Funk Railroad

Shake Appeal – Iggy & The Stooges

The American Ruse – MC5

Only Good For Conversation – Rodriguez

Big City Funk – Dennis Coffey

Little Detroit – Tenderloin

Detroit City – Drivin ‘N’ Cryin

Panic In Detroit – David Bowie

Got This Thing On The Move – Grand Funk Railroad

Ramblin’ Rose – MC5

Some Other Guy – The Hentchmen featuring Jack White

The Air Near My Fingers – The White Stripes

Sittin’ Pretty – Brendan Benson

Store Bought Bones – The Raconteurs

Help You Out – The Go

Gay Bar – Electric Six

Winners & Losers – Iggy Pop

Rock N’ Roll – Mitch Ryder & Detroit

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