Category Archives: The Front Man

The Loaded Poets – “The Miller Beer Song”

A teenage Dan Snyder (keyboards) and Jim Wood (vocals) banged out this 3-minute masterpiece in the living room of Dan’s childhood home on an upright piano at which Dan had recently labored during his agonizing bout with childhood piano lessons. Wood’s poison pen recounts a tale of drunken romance and all the angst that goes with it in this early example of frenetic Loaded Poets’ product. Continue Reading

The Loaded Poets – “Beat Scene”

Guest Post by Jim Wood of The Loaded Poets:
 
Penned during the band’s college days when they shared off-campus housing while attending Rutgers University in New Jersey, Beat Scene is a sneering anti-ode to the poseur club scene that existed in New Brunswick at the time.
 
 

Loaded Poets’ much preferred the dank poetic womb of the Court Tavern to the glue-do pretentiousness of The Melody, and this Ramones-esque romp drives the point home; performed live at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York to celebrate the digital release of the feature film The Front Man, which focuses on Loaded Poets.

 

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