Phil Dirt - Reverb Central - PO Box 1609, Felton, CA 95018-1609 USA The Viceroys - Seagrams c/w Moasin'
|This is the Chicago-based group who had a really great sounding instrumental but it had two strikes coming out of the gate: (1) Picked a group name that was already taken by a Seattle group that was just getting their regional smash ("Granny's Pad") to a national breakout and (2) they got into trouble by the liquor people. So, "Seagrams" was reissued as "Seagreen" by the Viceroys 5.|
Picks: Seagrams, Moasin'
Track by Track Review
"Seagrams" is a tune built around an infectious rhythm, and an interplay between the guitar and organ that works really well. It has numerous style changes, and is very fun to listen to. Not melodic, but so catchy that you don't care.
A slow organ based instro, "Moasin'" moves at a lumbering gate through a solid riff with lots of soul. Better than most of the Northwest instros in this vein, it's rich and quite complete.