Critics Pick Their Favorite Acts of 1979
|Bruce Duff: ||1.||THE KATS , fronted
by Freddy Moore, are my fave band to listen to and watch.|
The music is
laced with funk and jazz overtones yet always keeps a rock'n' roll heart.
Their lyrics are a humorous portrait of the suburban kid next door.
squirrly little guy who looks too anemic to beat up his grandmom, Freddy
somehow manages to roar like a lion and conquer audiences nightly.
the tightest bands in town, they also have one of the greatest all time
theme songs, "I'm a Kat."
| ||2.||Like Freddy Moore, MICK
SMILEY is an
Freddy, however is cute amd Mick is not.
Mick is mad
as hell and he's not going to take it anymore.
| ||3.||RUBBER CITY
REBELS are neither
underdogs nor cute.
They play simple basic music that cuts to the
| || || |
The fact that none of these bands are
signed is repulsive.
Exclusive Music Connection
Poll LA's Hottest Rock Bands:
| ||Voted:||#1 || #2||#3 |
|THE KNACK||Bruce Gary: ||Rubber City Rebels||The Kats||The Motels|
|NAUGHTIE SWEETIES||David Jackson:||Robert Stoddard Band||The Kats||Sumner|
|THE KATS||Pete McRae:||Rubber City Rebels||Plimsouls||Mick Smiley|
| ||Freddy Moore:||Scooters ||Code Blue||Rubber City Rebels|
Kats' Moore and McRae