Tag: Blackfoot

Tuesday 1/11/22 8pm ET: RadioMaxMusic Special: The Music of 1981 A to Z – Part 6

This RadioMax special features our Library of music from 1981 A2Z.

We complete letter F and start G. We feature music from: Cliff Richard, Odyssey, Whispers, Blackfoot, Imagination, Rita Coolidge, Saga, Alan Parsons Project, Rick James. Siouxsie & The Banshees, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Billy Joel, Humble Pie, Duran Duran and many more. . .

4pm to 7pm ET

Friday 10/30/2020 1am ET: Feature LP: Blackfoot – Strikes (1970)

Strikes is the third studio album by the American Southern rock band Blackfoot, released in April 1979. The album has received a platinum certification from the RIAA in April 1986. The album features two minor pop hits: “Highway Song” (#26) and “Train, Train” (#38).

“Train, Train” was covered by country music legend Dolly Parton on her 1999 album The Grass Is Blue which won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. Warrant covered the song on their 1990 album Cherry Pie. The song has appeared in the 2011 film Straw Dogs.

1. “Road Fever” 3:07
2. “I Got a Line on You” 3:17
3. “Left Turn on a Red Light” 4:35
4. “Pay My Dues” 3:03
5. “Baby Blue” 2:33
6. “Wishing Well” 3:11
7. “Run and Hide” 3:24
8. “Train, Train (prelude)” 0:36
9. “Train, Train” 2:56
10. “Highway Song” 7:31

Rickey Medlocke – lead vocals, guitar
Charlie Hargrett – guitar
Greg T. Walker – bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
Jakson Spires – drums, percussion, vocals