I have been accused of having questionable (bad) taste at times but I will argue with anyone about the greatness of the first 3 Goo Goo Dolls albums. They had that midwestern punk rock thing going on, like a heavy metal version of Soul Asylum or The Replacements. They were fun, juvenile and they rocked some damn fine songs. Sure after “Hold Me Up” it was a quick slide to shitsville, although I can listen to “Superstar Car Wash”, the rest is obviously better left alone.
Anyways, for some reason, your reluctant host, BJ invited me to talk about the Goo Goo Dolls on the otherwise fabulous Rock and/or Roll podcast. This was posted a while ago, forgive my delay.
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Goo Goo Dolls “Know My Name”
Not as exciting as “Deep Wound” but good none the less.
Here is “Deep Wound” if you missed it.
Track list for the new album “I Wasn’t Born to Lose You”
- Last Rites
- For a Day Like Tomorrow
- Setting Sun
- English Subtitles
- Red Queen Arms Race
- Deep Wound
- Lone Star
- I Wonder?
US Tour Dates
03-04 San Diego, CA – Casbah
03-05 Los Angeles, CA – Roxy Theatre
03-06 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
03-08 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s Crystal Ball
03-09 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
03-12 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
03-13 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
03-14 Chicago, IL – TBA
03-15 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
03-16 Cincinnati, OH – The Woodward Theater
03-17 St. Louis, MO – The Duck Room @ Blueberry
03-19 Dallas, TX – Club Dada
03-20-21 Austin, TX – SXSW
03-23 Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
03-24 Durham, NC – Motorco
03-25 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
03-27 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
03-28 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
03-29 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
My friend BJ Kramp does a great podcast called “Rock and/or Roll” one of my favorite podcasts. Always informative and ridiculously in-depth.
Episode 44 had Adny Shernoff, most famously of the Dictators. Listen then listen to the rest of the episodes. Great stuff.
Disclaimer I have appeared on a few episodes, you should check it out regardless.
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