Anders Engwall wrote:
> Juri Nummelin:
> > Z0MB0Y@aol.com wrote:>
> > > Guitarist Link Wray is the most hardboiled R&R I know.>
> > I totally agree with you.
> Me too, me too! Yes, for the sheer sound of it, Link is
> certainly about as HB as they get. And he had titles to
> match, too, e.g. "Rumble", "Jack the Ripper", "Ace of
> Spades", "The Black Widow", "Deuces High", "I'm Branded"
> and -- my favourite -- "Big City After Dark".
There's also horror by Link Wray, at least a piece called
> I'd also like to nominate the Velvet Underground
> certainly were thematically HB and often also musically
> (esp. the "White Light/White Heat" album). Lou Reed is
> a huge Raymond Chandler fan, btw.
Interesting to know. I just heard "Walk on the Wild Side" and
it struck me as quite hardboiled, having a lazy attitude
towards the harsh big city life. You know what I mean?
> I also believe that if Ellroy's WHITE JAZZ was a
> music, it would be "L.A. Blues" by the Stooges.
Well, yes, maybe, but do you mean the record or the title
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