Look At the Caveman Go!
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||Good Golly Miss Molly||Hasil Adkins||4:14||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Today I Started Loving You Again||Hasil Adkins||2:34||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Boo Boo the Cat||Hasil Adkins||4:43||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||She Goes Like This||Hasil Adkins||3:37||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||My Blue Star||Hasil Adkins||3:03||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Mean Woman Blues||Hasil Adkins||1:58||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Let's Do Like We Done||Hasil Adkins||1:23||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Shake That Thing||Hasil Adkins||2:46||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Hammer Hunch (The Crusher)||Hasil Adkins||3:15||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Reelin' and Rockin'||Hasil Adkins||2:53||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Me an My Baby's Goin' Steady||Hasil Adkins||2:37||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||In the Wind||Hasil Adkins||3:27||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Mean Mean Woman||Hasil Adkins||3:05||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Devonna Rock||Hasil Adkins||2:30||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Still Missing You||Hasil Adkins||2:21||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Chicken Walk||Hasil Adkins||2:00||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Walkin' the Dog||Hasil Adkins||6:44||$0.99||View in iTunes|
In many ways, Hasil Adkins was a perfect candidate for concert recordings. His home recordings were so lo-fi that concert tapes, no matter how sloppy, could only be a step up. More importantly, Adkins’ style was tailored to please sweaty, tightly packed nightclubs. The dingier, the rowdier: all the better. Look at That Caveman Go! was recorded at various venues following Adkins’ rediscovery and reintroduction to the touring circuit while in his 50s. The emphasis here is on his dance songs: "Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Boo Boo the Car,” “Let’s Do Like We Done,” “Shake That Thing,” and of course, “Chicken Walk,” with its instructional dance (“Push in, push out, push in, push out”). Adkins’ caveman drumbeats, itchy guitar work, and arsenal of vocal shrieks are fueled by the club audiences, whose faces we're left to imagine. (The crowd on “She Goes Like This” probably wins the award for most raucous.) Amid the gutbucket revelry, don’t miss “My Blue Star,” a heartfelt original that lets Hasil’s lovelorn heart shine proudly for all the audience to see.
Born: April 29, 1937 in Madison, WV
Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s