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Pig Out
Frank Allison & Odd Sox
Pig Out
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk, Pop, Rock
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CD Details

All Artists: Frank Allison & Odd Sox
Title: Pig Out
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 1
Label: Waterdog Records
Original Release Date: 8/10/1993
Re-Release Date: 10/25/1996
Album Type: Live
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk, Pop, Rock
Styles: Indie & Lo-Fi, Singer-Songwriters
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 035651930222

CD Reviews

(5 out of 5 stars)

"Frank's music makes me happy. It brings back memories of the twice monthly concerts he and the Odd-sox would perform in A2 that we would never miss. I was at this concert, and love this CD because of it. Frank's music is a wonderful ecletic mix of rock, hill-billy, jazzy music. It is a must. Unfortunately, there will be no more original music from Frank, he has Spasmodic Dysphonia and can no longer sing. If you want to learn more about Frank, check out his web-site, he has one as of August, 1999. Pictures, art, stories, limited editions and more abound on this site."
Cross the Bare Naked Ladies with Violent Femmes... | Ann Arbor, MI | 09/15/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"...and this is still better! Frank Allison and the Odd Sox packed the dance floors of The Blind Pig and Rick's in Ann Arbor, MI in the late 80s and early 90s. Cash for my Car's easy-to-relate-to lyrics: 'And I feel great when I'm on a date...with my highbeams on...because my lows are gone.' as well as catchy tunes like "Athletic Dan" and "Crediting Man's Hayride" will make anyone smile. His concerts were awesome-most people were "regulars" who knew all the lyrics and dances. Frank's facial expressions and anecdotes were hysterical. Frank has had something wrong with his voice for the last couple of years, so that's why there haven't been any new CDs. Definitely check out his other CDs, though. They're all great."
Pig Out is Allison's high-water mark | 08/24/1998
(5 out of 5 stars)

"How can Clapton be God, when the more appropriate candidate is a 5-foot nothing, 140 pound Italian from the farmlands of Michigan? Frank Allison's Pig Out takes us back to another time, a peaceful time in our lives when money was scarce, joys were simple and love was exciting but hard. Allison's live renditions of his earlier classics, are welcome listening if not a bit harsh in front of what seems to be raucus crowd of Odd Sox listeners. Allison blasts out "Rodent of Love" then follows it up with rolling versions of "Tahiti", "Workman's Goon", and "Rita Meets The Mighty Mouse". Die hard Allison fans will share his lament of being left alone in a house he rented with some pals after high school in "Bachelor Remains". REAL die-hard fans will reflect on the irony of the song as Allison was once the first person to fly the coup in a similar situation many, many years ago. "Cash for my Car," recalls a time in our lives when just keeping the wheels moving and praying they would get you through a date with that special gal. In all, Pig Out is a celebration of Allison's true gift of melody, but his greater gift of lyric. Where have you gone Frank? We all could use another dose."