Click Vortex: Don’t Take Your Clicks To Town

Click Vortex comes to a close for 2022 with a real roaster of the Kenny Rogers variety. This episode finds Jason tracing the journey of NYC punk guitarist Robert Quine, from the underground to the power pop mainstream, with digressions into the work Matthew Sweet, Lloyd Cole, string arranger Paul Buckmaster, Kelly Clarkson (!) and Mike Watt. Then Sam spins the dial on the ole satellite radio and uncovers the saga of Dodie Stevens, who scored a hit with “Pink Shoelaces” just shy of her 13th birthday and went on to record an answer song to “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town”: “Billy, I’ve Got To Go To Town.” And that’s where Kenny comes in…

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