Song of the Day, November 17: 1970 Red Chevelle by Eleni Mandell

MandellChevelleToday’s song is 1970 Red Chevelle by Eleni Mandell. It appears on her powerful album Thrill, a set of songs about excitement, obsession, and edgy excess of all sorts. This snippet of a song — barely a minute-and-a-half long — is a true delight, a tribute to the classic sport model of the Chevrolet line. With a surging acoustic guitar that thrums like a barely restrained motor, Mandell chants her affection for the automobile with an energy that blends the truly awed with the tongue in cheek.

Enjoy this flawless live version today.


About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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