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FOGHAT (The Album) TURNS 50 – PART IV

Episode # 12  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   07-27-22 Hello fellow Foghat fans and welcome to the fourth and final installment in our month-long series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Foghat’s self-titled debut studio album Foghat, which was released by...

Foghat (The Album) TURNS 50 – PART III

Episode # 11 by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian 07-15-22 Hello one and all, and welcome everyone to the third part of our continuing series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Foghat’s self-titled debut studio album Foghat, which was released by Bearsville...

FOGHAT (The Album) TURNS 50 – PART II

Episode # 10  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   07-08-22 Welcome one and all to the second part of our ongoing series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Foghat’s self-titled debut studio album Foghat, which was released by Bearsville Records on July 1, 1972...

FOGHAT (The album) TURNS 50 – PART I

FOGHAT (The album) TURNS 50 – PART I  Episode # 9  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   07-01-22 Foghat’s self-titled debut studio album Foghat was released 50 years ago today by Bearsville Records on July 1, 1972. Produced by Dave Edmunds — the Welshman then...

LAST TRAIN HOME TURNS 12!

Episode # 8 by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian 06-15-22 “We should do a Blues Album”   For many years, the above mantra was something the founding members of Foghat often said and thought amongst themselves — and occasionally shared with friends, confidants,...

UPSIDE OF TEAMWORK – FULL BAND INTERVIEW, PART II

Episode # 7 by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   06-07-22 Those of you who devoured Part I of our exclusive roundtable interview with all four members of Foghat can attest how readily apparent the band’s natural, unforced camaraderie truly is. Indeed, founding...

UPSIDE OF TEAMWORK – FULL BAND INTERVIEW, PART I

FULL BAND INTERVIEW, PART I  Episode # 6  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   04-25-22 If, like me, you’ve been following the “Backstage with Foghat” video segments that are posted fairly regularly in Foghat’s social media, you’re immediately aware of the...

ROCK ’N’ ROLL TURNS 49!

Episode # 5  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   03-17-22 Rock ’n’ Roll, Foghat’s second studio album, was released 49 years ago by Bearsville Records on March 1, 1973. It was the first of two back-to-back Foghat albums produced by Tom Dawes, a man best known...

SHAKEN & STIRRED: SCOTT HOLT JOINS FOGHAT!

Episode # 4 by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   03-03-22 The right man for the right job. That phrase, in a nutshell, describes new Foghat lead vocalist/guitarist Scott Holt to a blues-tinged T. Following Charlie Huhn’s retirement from the band in early January,...

ENERGIZED TURNS 48!

Episode # 3  by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian   01-07-22   Energized, Foghat’s third studio album, was released 48 years ago by Bearsville Records on January 6, 1974. Produced by Tom Dawes (also known for singing and playing guitar on The Cyrkle’s No. 2 hit...

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS . . . FOGHAT!

Episode #2   by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian 12.21.2021 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as the saying goes — though when it comes to Foghat, it also sounds a lot like Christmas as well. While many bands from the classic-rock era are known for...

NIGHT SHIFT TURNS 45!

Episode #1   by Mike Mettler, official FoghatStorian  11-23-21   Night Shift, Foghat’s sixth studio album, was released 45 years ago by Bearsville Records on November 18, 1976. Produced by Dan Hartman — the acclaimed bassist for Edgar Winter Group and the solo...