PICKS NO PANS

If you were stranded on a desert inland and could only have one artist’s complete catalog, who would you choose?
Rocksanne says, Neil Young.

What bit-part-rocker-in-film gives you the biggest thrill?
Rocksanne says, Henry Rollins.

Kitschiest musician grave site?
Rocksanne’s pick: Hank Williams Sr., Montgomery AL. It has Astro Turf. Sorry I didn’t leave behind a can of Bud.

Rocksanne’s favorite rock god in high school:
Robert Plant

Rocksanne’s favorite rocker:
Ozzy

Rocksanne is a big ol’ groupie:
The Heads

Rocksanne’s pick for biggest moron on the planet:
George W. Bush & Sarah Palin tie

Rocksanne’s favorite:
Goth group: Sisters of Mercy
Surf: Vice Barons
Lounge Act: Jesus Presley
Stoner rock: 35007
Stoner rock #2: Sons Of Otis
Stoner rock #3: Kyuss
Space: Hawkwind
Heavy 70’s: Black Sabbath
Hardcore: Fugazi
Metal: Motorhead
Punk: The Exploited
Alt: early Sonic Youth
C-W artist: Johnny Cash
Blues artist: Mississippi Fred McDowell
Guitar god: Jimi Hendrix
Guitarist: John Hoyles, Witchcraft
Guitarist #2: Ron van Herpen, Astrosoniq
Rockabilly artist: Elvis – The Sun years
Psychobilly: Reverend Horton Heat
Southern rock: The Allman Brothers
Viper music: space rock
Swing band: Indigo Swing
Drag queen name: Patti O’Furniture
Song title: Did I Shave My Legs For This?” by D. Carter
Legs: Sebastian Bach
Beatle: John
Musical: “West Side Story”
Radio station: KUSF

Rocksanne’s fav San Francisco rock bar:
Bottom Of The Hill

Rocksanne’s pick for live venue:
013, Tilburg, Holland, main stage

Rocksanne’s pick for best music festival:
Roadburn

Rocksanne’s pick for # 1 best band name:
Jesus Christ Superfly.

Ten other favorite band names:
Fat Opie
Jehova Waitresses
Windham Hell
Tragedy Ann
Chumpslap
Ed McManslaughter
The Ickey Boyfriends
Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments
Rich Kids on LSD
JFKFC

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, December ’98:
“Hotter Than Hell! An Injection of Psychobilly Madness!” V/A

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, June ’02:
“32 Bitch” Candy Bar Planet

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, April ’03:
“High Five” Halfway To Gone

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, January ’04:
“Los Sounds De Krauts” Colour Haze

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, October ’04:
Gonga, self-titled

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, December ’04:
“Sunn Amps & Smashed Guitars” Earth

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, May ’05:
“X” Sons Of Otis

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, December ’05:
Causa Sui, self-titled

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, July ’06:
“Under The Stress Of A Headlong Dive” The Heads

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, June ‘07:
“2000 Micrograms From Home” Dragontears

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, December, ‘07:
“Witchcult Today” Electric Wizard

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, November, ‘08:
“Irrepressibile Heads” The Heads

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s stereo, November, ‘09:
Naam, self-titled

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s iPod, July, ‘10:
Brant Bjork, Gods & Goddesses

CD wearing out on Rocksanne’s iPod, December, ‘11:
Sigiriya, Return To Earth

Some other all-time favs, in no particular order:
7 Zuma 7
Black Flag
Husker Du
Iggy Pop/The Stooges
Mountain
Ufomammut
Humble Pie
Astrosoniq
Blue Cheer
Joy Division
Bauhaus
Hank III
Flipper
Mission of Burma
Buffalo Springfield
The Byrds
Pentagram
Led Zeppelin
The Melvins
Ministry
Hellacopters
T.S.O.L
B-Movie Rats
Buzzcocks
Liquid Sound Company
Naam
Grails
James Gang
The Misfits
MC5
Farflung
Supersuckers
Pearl Jam
Soundgarden
Alice in Chains
Nirvana
Electric Prunes
Lowrider
The Hookers
Nashville Pussy
Barry White
Orange Goblin
On Trial
Supagroup
Fu Manchu
High On Fire
Orange Sunshine
Screaming Trees/Mark Lanegan
Crosby, Stills & Nash (&Young)
Rolling Stones

 


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