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Happy Music Monday! When you're in the mood for a fuzzy guitar, there's nothing else that will do. And today, people, Scott's in the mood for some fuzzy guitar. So here are five buzzy songs that showcase the beauty of rock fuzz. And we don't mean that time when David Bowie grew a beard.

Amboy Dukes - Journey To The Center Of The Mind

 

It doesn't matter if you love Ted Nugent's politics, hate Ted Nugent's politics, or are terrified that Ted Nugent's out there in the woods with a bow. When you hear the fuzzy freak-out that pours out from this Amboy Dukes hit, you can be make those rock horns and be happy.

It's only getting fuzzier after this. See you beyond the jump!

Cream - White Room

 

One you've heard this song, you can easily identify it in about half a second from the intro. And then it gets all psychedelic. Black curtains? Silver horses? A place where the sun never shines? Just focus on the fuzzy guitar and thank God this song didn't come out in the age of music videos. It probably would have made Total Eclipse Of The Heart look calm and reserved.

Nazz - Open My Eyes

 

One bonus point if you know how my last reference catty-corner segues into this song! Here's a hint: That's a young Todd Rundgren rockin' out on this fuzzy-ful pop song. Maybe it's not as loved as it should be, but that's okay. It's too fuzzy for the masses anyway.

Wolfmother - Woman

 

It's so nice that the fuzzy guitar wasn't just left behind in the past. 2006's Wolfmother picked up the buzz and carried it high into the 21st Century. And let's be honest: if you didn't know any better, you'd swear this was a forgotten track from the early '70s.

Led Zeppelin - No Quarter

 

Starts fuzzy. Ends fuzzy. Throws fuzzy at you in the middle. The vocals are fuzzy. The organ's fuzzy. The drums are fuzzy. Even the cover art's a little fuzzy. No Quarter, we crown thee the ultimate fuzzy rock song, end of story. Oh, but don't let that stop you, gentle reader, from posting your own choices in the comments below.

You heard the man! Get to posting! Also let us just remind you: some images come from the corresponding Wikipedia page and are here under fair use. See you next week.

LarryLars


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So many out there; so little time to post.






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Have you checked your Private Messages lately?

mossygreen


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LarryLars wrote:So many out there; so little time to post.


Odd, none of your videos loaded for me, but I don't see anything wrong with the links.

Edited to add: oh fine, NOW they load.

Also: all good choices!

CatCK


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I can't see Larry's videos.

Edit: HA: Same edit. I can see them now. Great choices.

hot72chev


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Badfinger - Baby Blue

hot72chev


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Foghat - Slow Ride

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Deep Purple - Highway Star

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Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky

mossygreen


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This was a teeny bit harder than usual, as my daily tastes tend to run toward the over-produced, but a couple of songs came to mind:

Syd Barrett, No Man's Land


13th Floor Elevators, Slip Inside This House (I feel like I've posted this before; was there a Music Monday on songs we're convinced influenced Charles Manson?)

strawhousepig


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Oh Scott. You're trying to kill me, aren't you? :p

Yeah, I like me some fuzz. But a lot of these may not quite fit the criteria, so I'm just gonna set them here. And run.

Zen Guerrilla - Barbed Wire
The Yardbirds - I'm Not Talking
X - Sugarlight
Warlock Pinchers - Island Of The Misfit Toyboys
Vendetta - Love Song
UFO - Prince Kajuku
Tiny Masters Of Today - Radio Riot
Steppenwolf - Screaming Night Hog
Slayer / Judas Priest - Dissident Agressor Two for one on that there.
Scorpions - Sails Of Charon
S.O.D. - March Of The SOD/Sargent D
Robin Trower - Little Bit Of Sympathy
Rainbow - Gates Of Babylon
[NSFW] Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name
Queen - Stone Cold Crazy with lyrics
Pop Levi - Sugar Assault Me Now
Operation Ivy - Caution
Ni Hao! - Sweet Spicy Golden Recipe Fuzzy bass guitars.
Monotonix - Summers And Autumns
Melvins - tv studio 1984! Early Melvins. Equally thrilling and depressing.
Making Friendz - Situation
Lollipop - Slow Drip
Kreator - The Number Of The Beast (Iron Maiden Cover) Holy logbook how awesome is this?
KARP - Forget the Minions
Jeremy Jay - Beautiful Rebel
Inside Five Minutes - Olympians
House of Large Sizes - The History of Camouflage / Ball Dropper / School Is A Drag / Cranko-American Really only wanted the first song, but more HOLS isn't a bad thing.
Helmet - Unsung
Green Milk From the Planet Orange - Concrete City Breakdown
Fudge Tunnel- S.R.T.
Evan Seleven - Pay To Win
The Ettes - Alright
DMBQ - Altered Rock
Deerhoof - The Merry Barracks
The Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
Chikita Violenta - Roni
Celtic Frost - Mexican Radio
Buck 65 - Kennedy Killed The Hat
[NSFW]Body Count - Body Count Is In The House
Black Sabbath - Hand of Doom
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Forever Heavy No guitars! :o
Black Flag - Black Coffee
Beowülf - Fuzzy Princess
Bachelorette - Blanket Another sans guitar. Sosumi!
Ash - Kung Fu

miken927


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Pumpkins love fuzz


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