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The multi-talented Aldo Nova is arguably the best kept secret of Canadian rock; why he never enjoyed the same commercial success as his contemporary Jon Bon Jovi is one of the great mysteries of life. At first glance, "Medicine Man" sounds like it may have the same subject matter as the John Lees song
, but this is just good clean fun, uptempo commercial rock.
"Medicine Man" is actually the second track on Nova's 1991 album Blood On The Bricks; running to 4 minutes 49 seconds, it was co-written by Bon Jovi, and sounds like it. Great stuff. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2)
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Leslie West of Mountain
From the cowbell on "Mississippi Queen" to recording with The Who when they got the wrong Felix, stories from one of rock's master craftsmen.
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.