John Ford Coley

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Straight Outta Pleasant Grove, the "Lost" Live England Dan & John Ford Coley Album

    ​While we await some call-backs, here's a light-rock lunchtime-out courtesy England Dan and John Ford Coley, who all but the longest of longtime locals always seem to forget were W.W. Samuell Spartans before launching the Southwest F.O.B., dig? Seals died in March 2009, 30 years after the duo cut ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Dan Seals, R.I.P.

    After the jump, the song for which the late, great W.W. Samuell High School graduate Dan Seals was best known: "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight," performed, of course, with classmate John Ford Coley shortly before they moved back to Dowdy Ferry Road. But here's the truly classic title cut from 19 ... More >>

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    April 2, 2008

    New Toadies (?) and Old "Incense"

    A couple of musical notes, beginning with something posted over on DC9 at Night -- two surreptitiously shot videos from someone going by the moniker TOADIESsuperfan. Seems the feller had himself a run-in with the Toadies, who, sez Kirtland Records' Tami Thomsen in the comments, are rehearsing for so ... More >>

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    November 7, 2006
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    June 2, 2006

    From Funk to Punk, With a Side of Meat Loaf

    Something's fishy: The Nervebreakers made Rolling Stone after opening for the Sex Pistols at the Longhorn Ballroom in '78. So sorry, but it can't be helped; today's serving of homegrown hits and misses contains a side of Mama's favorite hamburger helper with plenty of extra cheese. But why deny the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2006

    Groovy, Far Out and Monkee Business

    Hey, hey, it's Mike Nesmith--the Thomas Jefferson High School alum who was more than a mere Monkee. What's that smell coming from today's offerings? Incense, most likely--something, anything, to mask the musk engulfing the late 1960s punk-pop-a-roll coming outta Big D waaaay back when. It's a crazy ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Lame Old Song

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been

  • Music

    December 3, 1998
  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Not fade away

    Two garage-rock compilations raise The Esquires, Irving's psychedelic-rock greats, from the dead

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Silver linings

    Rainmaker Records gets the credit line it deserves