I have a vivid memory of this, but I bet StereoDad and StereoSis have no recollection. When I was around six, dad offered to buy me and my sister a 7″ of our choice with the promise he’d bring ‘em home from work the following night. I requested “Jump”; my sister: “Solid (As A Rock).” I was expecting Van Halen, but was presented instead with with the Pointer Sisters’ hit of the same name. Disappointing. But I probably played the shit out of it.
June Pointer, the youngest of the four siblings died of cancer today.
Stereogum’s guessing you’ll delete those by week end, so here’s a rad cover in case you missed it last time we posted.
Le Tigre – “I’m So Excited” (MP3 Link Expired)
Oh, and as for David Lee Roth? He’s apparently a “dead man talking.”