Fans Speak – Fanny “Beside Myself”

Posted on August 6, 2012

0


Okay, we just recently learned about this powerful all-woman band, the first to release an album on a major label back in the male-dominated rock world of the 1970s. You never heard of them either? They deserve far wider recognition. Here’s what David Bowie said about Fanny in Rolling Stone (29 December 1999):

One of the most important female bands in American rock has been buried without a trace. And that is Fanny. They were one of the finest… rock bands of their time, in about 1973. They were extraordinary… they’re as important as anybody else who’s ever been, ever; it just wasn’t their time.

Maybe now is their time. Here’s “Beside Myself”, a radio hit from 1973. It takes our breath away…

Advertisements
Posted in: Our story