Part 1: http://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-kids-are-alright-history-of-power_11.html
Part 2: http://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-kids-are-alright-history-of-power_12.html
Part 3: http://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-kids-are-alright-history-of-power_13.html
Part 4: http://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-kids-are-alright-history-of-power_15.html
Part 5: http://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2016/02/the-kids-are-alright-history-of-power_18.html
Repercussions In The Reagan Era: Whatever Happened To Fun....
An earlier BMX Bandits track, “Serious Drugs,” was also covered by Gigolo Aunts, a group which began in the ‘80s as a relatively low-key power pop combo (cf. 1988’s Everybody Happy album, an overlooked but ace exercise in a-boppin’ and a-poppin’). In the ‘90s, Gigolo Aunts cranked up the amps and raised the grunge quotient just a touch for 1994’s Flippin' Out, which featured the dreamy, wonderful “Where I Find My Heaven” (a tune featured in, of all the things, the movie Dumb And Dumber. Sometimes you can find great pop music in the oddest places...).