Saturday, August 14, 2010
the stooges - fun house
you should already know about this album
you should already own this album
so i'm not going to say all that much about it
but i am going to say a few thing about it
say what you will about punk rock being born on the east coast...say what you will about it being born on the west coast...say what you will about being born in england (but why would you?)...punk rock very well could've been born in michigan in the form of the stooges and the mc5
"but what about the velvet underground? weren't they considered punk?"
i've heard of them referred to as so...but in my book...they weren't...i don't think there was anything punk rock about them...i mean...did lou reed ever cover himself in peanut butter?...were they backed by the black panthers?
no and no
the stooges are part of the foundation that punk rock built it's house on (yes...this includes all of those preened folks that are all like "i'm totally punk rock...i've listened to a black flag album" while making sure they have all the right tattoos and clothes)
so...enough with the words
i'm gonna wrap all of this by quoting a friend of mine: "Fun House- The trashiest, sluttiest, most rock and roll record of all time. The musical equivalent of catching the clap."
DL: fun house