Chapter 1: Sewn Under a Bad Sign

Sewn Under a Bad Sign
Albert King, Born Under a Bad Sign
…wammerjammer…
J. Geils Band, Wammer Jammer
…in a crossfire hurricane…howlings in the driving rain…
The Rolling Stones, Jumpin' Jack Flash
…needles and pins.
The Searchers, Needles and Pins
Don't you wanna live with me?
The Rolling Stones, Live With Me
Doctor my eyes…
Jackson Browne, Doctor My Eyes
…walked forty-seven miles of barbed wire…
Bo Diddley, Who Do You Love?
Kick it.
Beastie Boys, Fight for Your Right to Party
Turn it up.
Public Enemy, Bring the Noise
…brothers and sister, and we kick out the jams…
MC5, Kick Out the Jams
Going faster miles an hour.
The Modern Lovers, Roadrunner
Janey said when she was just five years old…
The Velvet Underground, Rock and Roll
…never once gave it away…
Lou Reed, Take a Walk on the Wild Side
…do you like American music best? Mon-key?
Violent Femmes, American Music