The Ledge #559: New Releases (Pt. 2)

The second part of this month's new release series sees no drop off from last week's extravaganza. In fact, it makes the case that 2023 is shaping up to be yet another great year of music. There are long-awaited returns by The Reverend Horton Heat, Chickasaw Mud Puppies, Cheater Slicks, and Shonen Knife. There are great new bands such as Civic,  Strange Neighbors, and The Circulators. There's some punk. There's some power pop. There's some indie rock. Yep, just like normal.

This week's entry for the 52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks series is a version that was released in 2022. The Knee-Hi's are a great Chicago based band whose album, Charmed, is described on their site as "a living love letter to rock 'n' roll, serving up a mixture of rock, punk, glam, power pop, garage and doo-wop". Sounds like a Ledge band, right?

Once again I'm pleading for anybody out there to send in their own versions. I want as many new covers as possible! All you have to do is record it and forward it to 


1. The Knee-Hi's, Teenage Kicks

2. Lucero, One Last F.U.

3. Chickasaw Mud Puppies, Preacher

4. Quasi, Queen of Ears

5. Ron Gallo, ENTITLED MAN

6. The Reverend Horton Heat, School of Rock and Roll

7. The ROUTES, Ever Fallen in Love (with someone you shouldn't've) (demo) 

8. Sam Hariss and Tobin Dale, Crackin Up

9. Yonic South, The Girl U Want

10. Kepi Ghoulie, Howling At The Moon (Sha-La-La)

11. CTMF, Love Comes in Spurts

12. CTMF, Bob Dylan's Got a Lot to Answer For

13. The New Brutarians, I Don't Want To Know Your Secrets

14. The New Brutarians, In My Next Life

15. CIVIC, End of the Line

16. CIVIC, Blood Rushes

17. Marc Valentine, Linear Slopes (feat. Wreckless Eric)

18. Cheater Slicks, The Nude Intruder

19. Shonen Knife, MUJINTO Rock

20. Shonen Knife, Spicy Veggie Curry

21. Death Valley Girls, Islands in the Sky

22. Strange Neighbors, Hotline Psychic

23. Erotic Devices, Drink Before You Think

24. Marc With a C, Groupie Sex

25. Alien Nosejob, Beatles Vs Stones

26. The Circulators, Generation Next

27. Fake Names, Delete Myself

28. OC Rippers, Money Bands

29. Rimmingtons, Baby Rey

30. Metal Marty, Workin' My Ass Off

31. Grade 2, Judgement Day

32. shame, Fingers of Steel

33. Spitting Image, Turn Person

34. The Low Spirits, Outta Sight

35.The Wingmen, The Last Cigarette


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