Rolling Spinning Irish Cowboys Want You To Ride Them In The Rodeo. Here They Go.
"Roll me over/ and turn me around/let me keep spinnin'/Til I hit the ground.."
Odd how such an American concept like classic rock, associated with working class Joe's and Sally Poolhall's, is so largely populated by folks from not America, Led Zep are British, AC/DC Australian and today's band, hailing from Ireland. Yes, it's Thin Lizzy. Funny thing is, this band was heavily influenced by Springsteen and Bob Seger. Their songs are packed with American images of street fighting punks, rocking jukeboxes, drunken dates and tragic rough and tumble romances. And cowboys. Which brings us to this song, guys from Ireland singing of campfire light, howling wolves and riding in the rodeo.
It's also one of my favorite classic rock songs. When that chorus hits, oh goodness, our car becomes a raging steed, the road our dusty trail to Mexico. It's fantastic.
From the monumentally American sounding album Jailbreak, I give you your-
-K-101.7 Song Of The Day!
And while you're here, check out myself and Tan The Man talking about the very rock and roll movie, Avengers: The Age Of Ultron. Enjoy!