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A Father's Day Mixtape, From The Verb

Written by Jack Beck

Father’s day is fast approaching, and now that we’re just days away from every dad’s favorite holiday, here at The Verb we’ve got a key part of every  backyard bbq party: the music. And while dad-rock might get a bad wrap by many today, here at Boston’s rock & roll hotel we firmly believe in the magic in all forms of rock, both new & old, so don your socks & sandals combo, pull out your well-worn burger-ready spatula, and kick back to this set of our favorite dad-rock tunes.

Never heard of dad rock? While the dictionary definition “rock music that appeals to an older generation, or that is heavily influenced by that of an earlier era” gives you an idea, it’s a little bland. A fuller picture would capture the soul searching, generation defining aspect of it, the classic vibe that has drilled these songs into so many minds, young & old. Or, better yet, we could just give you this killer cohesive mixtape of our favorite dad rock classics:

1) Black Water by The Doobie Brothers

2) My Old School by Steely Dan

3) Respectable by The Rolling Stones

4) Taken' Care of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive 

5) Down on the Corner by Creedence Cleerwater Revival

6) Ramblin' Man by The Allman Brothers

7) I Won't Back Down by Tom Petty

8) Can't You See by The Marshall Tucker Band

9) The Weight by The Band

10) Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac

11) Jet by Paul McCartney and Wings

12) Burnin' For You by Blue Oyster Cult 

13) Juke Box Hero by Foreigner

14) Rock & Roll Band by Boston 

15) Heartless by Heart

16)  Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith

17) Rock and Roll Never Forgets by Bob Seger

18) My Generation by The Who

19) Thunder Ro

A FATHER'S DAY MIXTAPE, FROM THE VERB

Jack Beck

 

Father’s day is fast approaching, and now that we’re just days away from every dad’s favorite holiday, here at The Verb we’ve got a key part of every  backyard bbq party: the music. And while dad-rock might get a bad wrap by many today, here at Boston’s rock & roll hotel we firmly believe in the magic in all forms of rock, both new & old, so don your socks & sandals combo, pull out your well-worn burger-ready spatula, and kick back to this set of our favorite dad-rock tunes.

Never heard of dad rock? While the dictionary definition “rock music that appeals to an older generation, or that is heavily influenced by that of an earlier era” gives you an idea, it’s a little bland. A fuller picture would capture the soul searching, generation defining aspect of it, the classic vibe that has drilled these songs into so many minds, young & old. Or, better yet, we could just give you this killer cohesive mixtape of our favorite dad rock classics:

1) Black Water by The Doobie Brothers

2) My Old School by Steely Dan

3) Respectable by The Rolling Stones

4) Taken' Care of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive 

5) Down on the Corner by Creedence Cleerwater Revival

6) Ramblin' Man by The Allman Brothers

7) I Won't Back Down by Tom Petty

8) Can't You See by The Marshall Tucker Band

9) The Weight by The Band

10) Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac

11) Jet by Paul McCartney and Wings

12) Burnin' For You by Blue Oyster Cult 

13) Juke Box Hero by Foreigner

14) Rock & Roll Band by Boston 

15) Heartless by Heart

16)  Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith

17) Rock and Roll Never Forgets by Bob Seger

18) My Generation by The Who

19) Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen 

20) The Load Out/Stay by Jackson Browne 

Looking for more? Let us know! Add any suggestions in the comments below. And don’t forget: we’ve got The Stones, The Who, Steely Dan, and many more of your dad’s favorite bands all coming to Boston within the next few months, so if you’re looking for a place to stay after the show there’s no better spot in town then us! You can book reservations here, or by calling us at 617-516-4500.

by Bruce Springsteen 

20) The Load Out/Stay by Jackson Browne 

Looking for more? Let us know! Add any suggestions in the comments below. And don’t forget: we’ve got The Stones, The Who, Steely Dan, and many more of your dad’s favorite bands all coming to Boston within the next few months, so if you’re looking for a place to stay after the show there’s no better spot in town then us! You can book reservations here, or by calling us at 617-516-4500.

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