Rocket Queen carries a torch for The Ramones (and others…)


Rocket Queen of The Cocktail Slippers and The Ramones

Rocket Queen of The Cocktail Slippers and The Ramones

The Recommendation Quote from Rocket Queen, guitarist for the Cocktail Slippers: “I am always moved by the intensity of the voices of Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash. There is just something very honest and real to the way they sing. On the other hand – bands such as The Ramones, The Undertones, Iggy Pop and the Stooges and The Rolling Stones always make me wanna dance and sing, so this is not an easy question to answer…”

The Source: Rock Torch exclusive, 2/28/10

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(Editor’s note: This girl group from Oslo impressed Steven Van Zandt enough for him to want to produce their new collection, Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre (hear a track from the album below). They bring their killer live show to SXSW later this month. Check the Cocktail Slippers My Space page for tour and album info.)

Rocket Queen’s Album Suggestions: “When it comes to Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison you should just buy the whole lot!!!! My favorite Ramones album is Pleasant Dreams (which was actually produced by legendary Phil Spector). I love just about every note the Rolling Stones ever released, but if I had to pick just one album I think it would be Sticky Fingers.”

Buy the Albums Here:

Pleasant Dreams

Sticky Fingers