Gregg Turner | Plays the Hits

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Plays the Hits

by Gregg Turner

Jonathan Richman-like punk/folk rock from co-founding member of the Angry Samoans.
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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1. The Pharmacist from Walgreens
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2. I Dreamed I Met Lou Reed
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3:51 $0.99
3. I Lost My Baby to the Guy At the Bobcat Bite
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3:49 $0.99
4. Starry Eyes
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3:18 $0.99
5. Eve of Destruction
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6. Santa Fe
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7. I've Become Flaccid from Eating Bad Acid
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8. Satan's Bride
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9. Tombstone
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10. Cycle Annie
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11. Another Lost Heartache
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Gregg Turner was original and co-founding member of LA punk-rock legends The Angry Samoans (where he was veteran co-singer/songwriter and guitarist for over 15 years). This, his first solo CD, exudes a similar type of knucklehead humor and catchy original pop/rock tunes, more in the vein of say Tom Lehrer, Allan Sherman and Jonathan Richman ! Currently a mathematics professor at a liberal arts university in New Mexico, Turner spends free moments singing about such things as "The Pharmacist From Walgreens," "Satan's Bride," and "I Dreamed I Met Lou Reed," while offering inspired cover versions of Roky Erickson's "Starry Eyes," Lou Reed's 1964 hot rod opus "Cycle Annie" as well as a new apocalyptic spin on P.F.Sloan's "Eve Of Destruction." Backing Turner up on most of these tunes is the legendary Billy Bill Miller on electric autoharp who gained notoriety as a member of the Aliens, Roky Erickson's backing band in the 70's and 80's.


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