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Category Archive: BS Daily Tune Up

BangShift Tune-Up: “Leave Out All The Rest” By Linkin Park (2008)

As intertwined as music is to the lifestyle that we enjoy, whenever a staple musician leaves this earth, the feeling becomes more than just “another one gone”. Your mind goes back to...

BangShift Tune-Up: “Gear Jammer” By George Thorogood & The Destroyers (1985)

Whether you view truckers as hard-working types, dirty and dangerous, or the lone traveler on some forgotten highway where nobody ever roams, you have to hand it to the people who get behind the...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: The Star Spangled Banner – The Boston Crowd Takes This One Over

With today being Independence Day we thought it only right to feature the most important song in our nation’s history, the Star Spangled Banner. Our national anthem gets performed thousands of...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: The Dave Edmunds Jam Slipping Away Featuring Sideways Dirt Track Action From England!

I have no idea what trips memories in my head. Something reminded me of this video, which I remember seeing on television in The Gap as one of my ex wives was trying on 37 pairs of pants and then not...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Lord, Mr. Ford – Jerry Reed (1973)

We’ve featured Jerry Reed tunes as part of the BangShift Daily Tune Up before so consider today a refresher course on Reed-ology. This song was a ¬†number one hit for Reed on his 1973 album...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Wheel Man – The Super Stocks (1963)

So Chad has been on a BS Daily Tune Up hot streak lately. I’m commandeering the musical end of the ship today and we’re going right back to my favorite era of car songs, the early 1960s....

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Wreck Of The Old 97 – Johnny Cash

Sure this isn’t a car song, but it is about speed and danger, so that’s close enough for us. This song has been around since the 1920s in one form or another and it actually tells the...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Little Stick Nomad – The Super Stocks (1963)

We’ve told you the story of the early 1960s group the Super Stocks before. They were assembled by Gary Usher and had a few flashes of glory before going their separate ways and pretty much all...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys (1966)

Today’s BS Daily Tune up isn’t a car song. I’m highlighting Good Vibrations one of the most influential and awesomely constructed rock and roll songs of all time because it’s...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Brand New Cadillac – The Milkshakes (1984)

At the behest of at least five, count ’em five BS readers who have suggested this tune over the last couple weeks, I’m featuring the song “Brand New Cadillac” today. I chose...

The Bang Shift Daily Tune Up: Vehicle – The Ides Of March (1970)

As a kid, I played the trombone and without bragging, I was a pretty decent player. I gave up the horn after I got the college and discovered that beer and working on cars with my pals (often while...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: 40 Miles Of Bad Road – Duane Eddy (1959)

I am not a guitar player but I know what guitar players I like to listen to and Duane Eddy is right up there close to the top of my list. His distinctive twangy sound defined his career and led to...

BangShift Tune-Up: “Replaceable” By CKY (2017)

Here’s the story behind this one: normally, I blast a wide array of rock music wherever I go that generally spans the mid-1970s to current. I’ve got a pretty broad taste in music,...

BangShift Daily Tune Up: Mr. Eliminator – Dick Dale And His Del-tones (1964)

When it comes to the surf guitar, Dick Dale’s name is either at the top of damned close to it. The guy practically invented the genre and through the 1960s he cranked out many successful albums...