Posts tagged "Todd Rundgren"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Bad Time" by Grand Funk Railroad

Song Of The Day – “Bad Time” by Grand Funk Railroad Not exactly the “Footstompin’ Music” they were known for in the late ’60s and early ’70s, but once Grand Funk came under the aegis of Todd Rundgren and Jimmy Ienner, the hits started to come fast and furious! Pair this song with “Go All... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "That's Really Super, Supergirl" by XTC

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “That’s Really Super, Supergirl” by XTC Another great Todd Rundgren production from the album “Skylarking.” Making this album was no picnic for the band, they were forced to work with Rundgren by their label or be dropped. Andy Partridge especially didn’t want to give Rundgren creative control.... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "I'm In The Clique" by Todd Rundgren

Song Of The Day – “I’m In The Clique” by Todd Rundgren After three albums with the group Nazz, Todd Rundgren launched his solo career in 1970 with the album “Runt.” While the song “We Gotta Get You A Woman” was the hit single, Rundgren showed his experimental side with songs like this one which... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Feet Don't Fail Me Now" by Utopia

Song Of The Day – “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now” by Utopia  Formed as a Todd Rundgren offshoot group in 1974, the 1982 version of Utopia included Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sultan, Willie Wilcox and Roger Powell. This Beatle-esque gem sank into obscurity due to their record label, Network, going under shortly after the record was released. ... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Amateur Hour" by Sparks

Song Of The Day – “Amateur Hour” by Sparks from the album “Kimono My House” American brothers Ron and Russell Mael formed the group Halfnelson in 1970. Their first two albums were recorded in Woodstock, New York, produced by Todd Rundgren and released on the Bearsville label. After striking out on American soil, the brothers... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Love My Way" by The Psychedelic Furs

Song Of The Day – “Love My Way” by The Psychedelic Furs from the album “Forever Now” Brothers Richard and Tim Butler formed The Psy Furs back in 1977 releasing their first album three years later.  This 1982 gem came from their third album produced by Todd Rundgren. On this record the Furs were augmented... Read more »
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