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Guiltless Pleasures: Rainbow – Part I

10 May 2014 @ 18:58

While I was out driving today, I played an old Rainbow CD I had made about a decade ago and was reminded just why I think they were one of the best Rock And Roll bands of all time.

The band had two distinct periods, as far as I’m concerned: when Ronnie James Dio was lead singer and Post-Dio.

This week I intend to honor the Post-Dio Period and next weekend, the anniversary of Ronnie’s death, I’ll pay tribute to his work with the band.

-Something’s come over me / And I don’t know what to feel…

-So I live for the night…

-And I thought I knew you so well…

-Ever since you’ve been gone…

-I can’t end Part I without giving you a taste of Ronnie James Dio…

Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll

  1. 10 May 2014 @ 19:00 19:00

    Reblogged this on U.S. Constitutional Free Press.

  2. 10 May 2014 @ 20:12 20:12

    Aw geez, now I gotta go down to the basement, find where I buried my LP’s, see if I can hook up the turntable, go buy some “Old Milwaukee’s”, and listen to “Rainbow Rising” and “Down to Earth”. I’ll chase it with a little “Head East-Flat as a Pancake” and maybe some “Live at Budokan”.

    Boy, the wife’s gonna be pissed at you guys.

    Oh, and you need to link “Can’t Happen Here” and “All Night Long” videos.

  3. 11 May 2014 @ 09:46 09:46

    I have a bunch of Rainbow on the MP3 player. Funny thing is, listening to lyrics of Can’t happen Here highlights a whole bunch of early 80’s leftism. Song rocks, lyrics not so much.

    • 11 May 2014 @ 19:01 19:01

      Post-Dio lyrics, I believe. Ronnie James was more on our side.


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