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Hey Freak
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Tobacco Road
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Here, There and Everywhere
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In the Midnight Hour
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Till the End of the Day

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Bob Hocko is probably best-known as the lead singer of the Swamp Rats, the Pittsburgh-area band that recorded some ferocious garage rock on small labels in 1966 and 1967. While these were all cover versions, the group did put a particularly manic and idiosyncratic spin on some of them, especially the hardest and fuzziest ones, like "Hey Joe," "Louie Louie," and "Psycho." Hocko actually didn't sing on the first Swamp Rats single ("Louie Louie"/"Hey Joe"), but he was in the lineup... Read more

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