I love bands with punctuation as a part of their name. Question Mark & the Mysterians are terrific. Not only do they have a question mark, but also and ampersand. Add a pilcrow and they could be the best punctuation-based band of all time.
Brian Joens is an Iowa musician. He hosts a show on the community radio station KFMG in Des Moines. I like this song because it has a cheerful tone, but it’s also a harsh rebuke of bands who stays around too long. Lyric: “I was raised on classic rock, it was cool back in the day. … Guys, you’re playin’ casinos and county fairs, you know it’s time to face the truth … if you come to my town, I don’t want to rain on your parade, I’d rather stay home and listen to the last good record you ever made.”
I had a crush on a girl in college. I was rebuffed. I used to play this song in anger. “You don’t know what we could find … why don’t you come with me little girl …” I suppose the song is about drugs. It seems like a lot of songs are. But I played it because a girl I had a crush on wasn’t interested in me. So there you go.