Video: Jason Ringenberg with Rough Shop, "Trail of Tears" (Guadalcanal Diary)

by

comment
Well, here's something you don't see every day: an artist covering Marietta, Georgia, '80s jangle-twang popsters Guadalcanal Diary. Thanks to Roy for capturing Jason Ringenberg (backed by locals Rough Shop) covering GC's fabulous tune "Trail of Tears." (Click on the link for a more detailed show review featuring words on the Linemen and Rough Shop, too.) Self-indulgent GC geek-out after the jump. Bizarrely enough, I gave GC's album Flip-Flop a spin a few weeks ago, and it had some great stuff on there. Wonder if any of our fine record stores have any more used GC handy...

"Watusi Rodeo"

"Litany (Life Goes On)"

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.