Saturday Night Garage Break

Before he was the dad in Gremlins, Hoyt Axton was a well known songwriter. His best known efforts would be “Joy to the World”, which was a hit for Three Dog Night, and “The Pusher”, which Steppenwolf covered quite nicely. But here’s a lesser known one of his — not quite rockabilly (really, somewhere between Buddy Holly and Gene Pitney), but twangy enough to be worth playing in a Waffle House at 2 a.m. while you think about getting into a fight. From 1965, here’s “Double Double Dare.”


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Dad, husband, mostly free individual, medievalist, writer, and drummer. "Gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche."
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One Response to Saturday Night Garage Break

  1. nightfly says:

    And he wrote the song for the closing credits to “Mitchell.” MST3K has definitely expanded my cultural horizons!

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