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Little Feat (Band)

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    The 10 Funkiest Chicken Songs Ever Recorded

    Lonesome Onry and Mean was hanging with some folks the other night when Rufus Thomas' classic Memphis dance tune "Do the Funky Chicken" came on the jukebox. The owner happened to be standing near the volume control and cranked it; the energy level in the place went off the meter, smiles broke out, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    A Timely Reminder What a Great Band Little Feat Was

    Little Feat: Live in Holland 1976 Eagle Vision (CD/DVD), 54 min., $17.98. Is there any other band in classic rock who maintained a larger gulf between their studio and live work than Little Feat? Don't get me wrong, albums like Sailin' Shoes, Dixie Chicken, Feats Don't Fail Me Now and Time Loves a ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    New Monsoon at Last Concert Cafe, 5/10/2014

    New Monsoon Last Concert Cafe May 10, 2014 Take them or leave them, jam bands have been a steady force on the touring circuit since the touring circuit has been the touring circuit. Thanks to the grandfathers of the genre, the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band, plus arena-filling predecess ... More >>

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    January 20, 2014

    How Little Feat Savored the Flavors of the "Houston Welcoming Committee"

    Willin': The Story of Little Feat By Ben Fong-Torres Da Capo Press, 296 pp., $26.99. As a band, their music was beloved and respected by a wide array of artists from Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Linda Ronstadt to the Marshall Tucker Band, Bonnie Raitt and Jimmy Buffett. But the musical mad doct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Depeche Mode, ZZ Ward, Robert Ellis, etc.

    DJ Sun The Flat, September 16 Now that some of the well-deserved publicity surrounding DJ Sun's first-ever full-length release, One Hundred, has subsided a little, his true accomplishment on the disc seems even more impressive. In the span of 70 minutes, he pours his 20-plus-year career as one of H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Songwriting Great Eric Taylor: "Houston Is Still a Real Music Town"

    Rocks Off hadn't seen Eric Taylor, once a contemporary of Townes Van Zandt, since his last Houston date at 14 Pews in January 2012. But with the release party for Taylor's latest CD, Studio 10, this Sunday at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, we caught up with the veteran Texas singer-songwriter behind "Shoes ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    The Best Concerts in Houston this Weekend: Cyndi Lauper, Scale The Summit, and More

    Cyndi Lauper House of Blues, June 28 When Cyndi Lauper first appeared 30 years ago, few would have guessed the orange-haired New Yorker with an accent bigger than the Triborough Bridge would have the career she's had, one that now includes a Tony Award for Best Musical thanks to the Harvey Fierstei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Jackie Greene, Sander Van Doorn, Yes Indeed Fest, etc.

    All of 31 years old (growl), Jackie Greene's preternatural resemblance to hip '70s roots-rockers like J.J. Cale and Little Feat has already led The New York Times to dub the San Francisco singer-songwriter "the prince of Americana." He has already sang lead with Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh's gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 8 Jukeboxes

    Along with pickled pig's feet and a steady supply of Slim Jims, a good jukebox is a prime element for any great bar. But, like dinosaurs, jukeboxes are a vanishing breed. Unlike digital jukes, iPods or DJs, jukeboxes require love, care and maintenance, as well as -- among the truly great ones -- som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Mosquitoes: A Tiny, Highly Annoying Musical History

    ​The Texans are in first place (for now), the Texas Rangers may become the Lone Star State's first-ever World Series champions tomorrow (ouch), and early voting for the November 8 mayoral/City Council election started Monday. The Houston Press Music Awards showcase is less than three weeks awa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Jack of Brewery Tap

    Last week, filmmaker Ken Burns was a guest on The Colbert Report promoting his new three-part documentary Prohibition, part one of which aired this past Sunday, October 2, on Houston PBS affiliate KUHT. The series examines our country's infamous failed social experiment, also known as the Eighteenth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Saturday Night: Chicago & The Doobie Brothers At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

    Photos by Bob Ruggiero​Chicago/The Doobie Brothers Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion June 26, 2010 At many classic rock shows, there's no phrase more guaranteed to start a run on bathroom and beer lines than "And now here's something from our new record." But you know what? Classic Rock Bob wan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Eyeballin': Little Feat and Meat Loaf Via Rockin' German TV Show Rockpalast

    ​We can blame the Germans for a lot of things. World War I...World War II..."99 Luftballoons." But classic rock fans can at least thank them for Rockpalast. Running on German TV and broadcast throughout much of Europe since the mid-'70s, "Rockpalast" has presented concert-length shows from hundred ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Ghosts of Washington Avenue

    Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Taking Liberty's at Fitzgerald’s

    This week’s big local music news (besides Jana Hunter’s last show before moving to Baltimore) is of course Fitzgerald’s 30th anniversary, starting Thursday with local folksinger supreme Shake Russell, Friday with Fort Worth percussion amoeba Spoonfed Tribe, and Saturday with Denton polka kings ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 1998

    PatiencePays

    Decades down the line, Sherman Robertson has finally made an album he likes

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    October 8, 1998
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    March 5, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    November 20, 1997
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    November 20, 1997

    The Wizard of Weird

    After two decades of oddity, Beans Barton still has a lock on the inexplicable

  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    What's in a Name?

    A lot, if you're Moses Guest, and taking another grab at the brass ring

  • Music

    October 23, 1997
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    March 13, 1997

    Lucky Horseshoe

    Are a praised CD and a slot at SXSW enough to make this band happy? Of course not.

  • Music

    June 1, 1995

    Feats of Courage

    From the death of Lowell George on, Little Feat has learned to grow through loss

  • Music

    April 13, 1995

    Even the Normal (Get Lucky Sometime)

    Craftsman Tom Petty uses the right tool for the right job

  • Calendar

    September 15, 1994
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