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Dogs Under Stress

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Dogs Under Stress

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Moe Tucker
genre:
Blues

We gave it a B-

Just because she was in a seminal rock band doesn’t mean former Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker can come up with a masterpiece of her own. On this solo album, she covers Bo Diddley (”Crackin’ Up”), salutes her Irish roots (”Danny Boy”), and yokes her own worldly-wise nursery rhyme lyrics to sparse, Velvets-like garage rock. Accompanied on some tracks by VU guitarist Sterling Morrison, Dogs Under Stress is a must-have for Velvets completists, but everyone else can live quite happily without. B-