Its almost amazing that wikipedia still notes the biggest band ever to come from Wisconsin as the Violent Femmes, that was 30 years ago.
In October Many years back I drove in my white convertible from Appleton Wisconsin to a Milwaukee recording studio with my husband Tim Dorsey. It was so warm that day that I had the top down. I will never forget spendin the whole day hangin on a couch with Violent Femmes and the Talking Heads. I Was sucked into the waitin room by cosmic energy from Talkin heads guitar player who sat next to me practicing for his session. I could hear echoes escaping from studio doors opening. I tried to guess who popped out the door? My eyes followed bare feet on wood floors rushin to get dressed in their costumes to perform at an annual Halloween festival. It was the Violent Femmes, I loved their show of spooky attire. I needed some air and so did the guy from Talking Heads so we hopped into my convertible to get cigs and drinks. When I got back I checked up on Tim he was recording vocals for Darrell Stuermer from Milwaukee, who was Phil Collins Guitar player from Genisis. When I opened the studio door to join the party they were cooken up a spicy tune.
Originally posted 2012-05-01 12:02:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter