Album review: Dan Baird, Buffalo Nickel (1996)

  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 8, 1996 By Steve Newton The name Dan Baird might not be familiar to the average music fan, but to hardcore devotees of southern boogie, Baird is a hero. Former lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for underrated ’80s swamp-rockers the Georgia Satellites, the gap-toothed, goofy-grinning … Continue reading Album review: Dan Baird, Buffalo Nickel (1996)

The Newt pays tribute to Dan Baird, guitar-rock great from the Georgia Satellites

I figure it's time I paid tribute on Ear of Newt to Dan Baird, former frontman for '80s riffmeisters the Georgia Satellites. With singer and main songwriter Baird at the helm the Atlanta quartet only recorded three albums' worth of southern-fried guitar-rock—1986's self-titled debut, 1988's Open All Night, and 1989's In the Land of Salvation and Sin—before … Continue reading The Newt pays tribute to Dan Baird, guitar-rock great from the Georgia Satellites