Get Your Rocks Off: Gringo Star Rocks On

Atlanta-based quartet Gringo Star released their debut album All Y’all last month, and it’s a good thing they did because our iPod needed an injection of “Big Beat/Psychedelic/Southern Rock” music, as they classify their sound on MySpace. We’re not really sure what that means, but we’re fans of it. Not only will their jangly music charm your ears, but the guys were nice enough to provide you with a playlist so large we had to break it into two installments. After the jump, Gringo Star’s favorite tunes vol. 1…

The Falcons  The Falcons — “I Found A Love”

Sam Cooke  Sam Cooke — “You Send Me”

The Animals  The Animals — “Bury My Body”

Buzzcocks  The Buzzcocks — “Everybody’s Happy Nowadays”

Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot  Serge Gainsbourg — “Bonnie and Clyde”

Pink Floyd  Pink Floyd — “Lucifer Sam”

Squirrel Nut Zippers  Squirrel Nut Zippers — “Ghost of Stephen Foster”

The Marvelettes  The Marvelettes — “To Strong to Be Strung Along”

Link Wray  Link Wray — “The Outlaw”

Johnny Cash  Johnny Cash — “Sunday Morning Coming Down”

Bob Dylan  Bob Dylan — “Tombstone Blues”

Buffalo Springfield  Buffalo Springfield — “Broken Arrow”

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles  Smokey Robinson and The Miracles — “Shop Around”

OutKast  Outkast — “We Love Deez Hoez”

Dead Kennedys  Dead Kennedys — “Holiday In Cambodia”