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Happy Birthday to Meat Loaf- Born on September 27th, 1947
Meat Loaf talks about his ROCKS SCENE in the early days
Marvin Lee Aday later to be called “Meat Loaf” was born on September 27, 1947 was born in Dallas Texas. The first bands he had seen in the 60’s were The Kingsman who had a hit song called “Louie Louie” and Doug Clark and the Hot Nuts was a band that did sexual pun material. Meat Loaf talks about the Rock Scene in Detroit and playing on The Detroit Rock & Roll Revival with Mc5, Dr. John Ted Nugent and Grand Funk . Railroad opened it in front of 150,000 people. Meat Loaf talks about opening up for The Who, Jimi Hendrix, and the Grateful Dead. Meat Loaf ends the interview by talking about his influences. “Singing wise no one back in the sixties can touch Joplin and Cocker. It was driven on pure emotion. You would just stand there and your jaw would drop. When Cocker sang “With a Little Help From My Freinds” you just wanted to run up there and hold him up and when Joplin sang “Take another Piece of my Heart” you just wanted to ….. I learned my lessons from those and Al Green and Aretha Franklin”.
Check out Meat Loaf in the March 1979 issue of ROCK SCENE magazine
“Let me Bang Your Box” by Doug Clark and the Hot Nuts was one of the first bands Meat Loaf saw in the 60’s.
“Loui Loui” by The Kingsmen on Hollywood A GO GO
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