Iron horseshoes with rock and roll!
May 18, 2015 4:58:00 PM
ROCK AND IRON
One of the exciting things about social media is how fast and how far information is shared. In the past, a new band might play together for years before being heard outside its local area. You, however, will be able to enjoy horseshoe music within minutes. Iron horseshoes with rock and roll! And a little country, too.
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Voodoo Horseshoes "Ride On" (2012) on Youtube
The Voodoo Horseshoes have been playing since 2004. They identify their musical style as rock/jam, “a unique blend of rock and space grass.” You can find them at www.reverbnation/voodoohorseshoes and http://www.voodoohorseshoes.com.
Horseshoes and Handgrenades on Youtube
HORSESHOES AND HANDGRENADES
Green Day, recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is an American punk rock band formed in 1986, and one of the world’s best-selling bands with more than 75 million records out. In their song “Horseshoes and Handgrenades,” they sing:
Maybe you're the runner up
But the first one to lose the race
Almost only really counts in
Horseshoes and Handgrenades
Their website can be viewed at www.greenday.com. Here are some clips from a live performance but be advised of strong language in the lyrics: “Horseshoes and Handgrenades:”
“Horseshoes,” “chopped and screwed” by DJ Vanilla Killa
SHeN is the first name of a musician who’s been playing for many years, classifying his music as “electronic, extreme, indescribable, nintendocore, you tell me,” adding that his solo music is “not for the faint of heart.” He has websites at www.reverbnation.com/shendogg .
HORSESHOES AND HANDCUFFS
Dizzy Pilot (hopefully they keep a lucky horseshoe on board) is a band from Texas that explores indie experimental music. “Horseshoes and Handcuffs:” More songs
Englishman hails from the United States and makes music described as “folk/pop/alternative country, soft, electric, strummy, a little sad and wistful.” He has a Facebook page here.
Horseshoes and Heartaches
HORSESHOES AND HEARTACHES
Sheila Stephen loves to perform traditional country music in the spirit of Nashville. She says she strives for “letting the music take over my mind, body and soul. And then taking the crowd along for the ride.” Visit her website here.
Adam Gregory is a Canadian musician who has won several awards for his country music. He also engages in philanthropic work of many kinds, supporting troops in Afghanistan, children with terminal illnesses, and victims of the tsunami in southeastern Asia. You can see his website at www.adamgregory.com/.
He sings “I feel lucky tonight, and everything’s gonna be all right.” Maybe lucky horseshoes will do the same for you!