Mar 3, 2011

Artful Dodger - Honor Among Thieves (1976)

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Biography by Peter Kurtz:
Hailing from Virginia, Artful Dodger was a tuneful working-man's band that had a brief run of success in the late '70s. In classic power pop style, the group combined hard-driving electric guitars with catchy arrangements and harmonies. But where the Raspberries emphasized balladry and romanticism, and Big Star had both that plus lyricism, Artful Dodger put its stock in straight-ahead guitar energy and high-end vocalizing. Lead singer Bill Paliselli provided the latter, with Gary Herrewig and Gary Cox sharing guitar duties. This energy carried over on stage as well as in the studio, and the band had a rather fervent cult following among those who like their rock tough, yet melodic, especially in working-class cities like Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Although Artful Dodger never managed to push through to a mainstream audience, anyone with a taste for '70s power pop should not be without at least one of their records.
Tracklist:
1. Honor Among Thieves
2. Not Enough
3. Scream
4. Keep a Knockin'
5. Keep Me Happy
6. Remember
7. Dandelion
8. Hey Boys
9. Good Fun

Line-up:
Bill Paliselli - guitar, vocals
Gary Herrewig - slide guitar, vocals
Gary Cox - guitar, vocals
Steve Cooper - bass
Steve Brigada - drums, percussion
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6 коммент.:

Zig06 said...

I have the vinyl and CD. Good stuff.

kobilica said...

This rocks!Good album.Thanks!!!

LuGerWolf said...

SORRY TO SAY THAT I GOT VERY LATE HERE 'CAUSE MEGAUPLOAD IS CLOSED NOW.BUT,ANYWAY,THANKS.

hanalex said...

I see. And what do you want?

MIDNIGHT RAMBLER said...

Hi Hanalex
It would be very cool if you could re-up this one...
Thanks for the hard work
Cheers

hanalex said...

@MIDNIGHT RAMBLER: New link
http://boyzmakenoyze.blogspot.com/2012/09/re-upload-by-request-artful-dodger.html