(Note: This is part one of a two-part story. Part two will be an interview with longtime Foghat bassist (and former Maine resident) Craig MacGregor.)
“We’ve been practicing for about 50 years. It’s about time we got it right,” laughed founding Foghat drummer Roger Earl, while discussing his band’s just-released 17th studio album “Under The Influence” (Foghat Records).
Over 54 minutes, the album’s 12 freshly-recorded tracks bring to mind Foghat in their 1970s heyday, with blues-based groove and boogie, slide guitars, gritty and passionate vocals and, most importantly, memorable songs…..”