Favorite "Guy's Names" Songs #2 - "It's a Shame about Ray"

@teamfreak16 (41179)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
November 12, 2016 8:38am CST
We can see the light at the end of the tunnel. #2 in my Favorite "Guy's Names" Songs series belongs to The Lemonheads and their song "It's a Shame about Ray." Led by guitarist and vocalist Evan Dando (the band's only constant member,) The Lemonheads formed in Boston in 1986, and, after an hiatus, are still going strong. "It's a Shame about Ray" is the title track from the band's 1992 album. It was an alternative hit, reaching #5 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. Notably, though she doesn't appear in the video, Juliana Hatfield played bass and sang backup vocals on the album. Johnny Depp, however, is in the video. Enjoy!
Watch the official video for "It's A Shame About Ray" by The Lemonheads. The album and its title track was inspired partially by a club owner who called ever...
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@Ronrybs (7299)
• London, England
20 Nov 16
I remember seeing Depp in a music video, but can't remember if it was this one
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@teamfreak16 (41179)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
20 Nov 16
I'm not sure if I've seen him in anything else, either.
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@Ronrybs (7299)
• London, England
20 Nov 16
@teamfreak16 It finally dawned on me. He was Eddie Rebel in Tom Petty's 'Into the Great Wide Open'.
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@teamfreak16 (41179)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
20 Nov 16
@Ronrybs - Ah. I don't think I've seen that one.
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@JohnRoberts (57029)
• Los Angeles, California
12 Nov 16
I remember it well. As you said, a big hit in the alternative world.
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@teamfreak16 (41179)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
12 Nov 16
I like their cover of "Mrs. Robinson," too.
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@JohnRoberts (57029)
• Los Angeles, California
12 Nov 16
@teamfreak16 I liked their cover better than the original by Simon & Garfunkel.
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@teamfreak16 (41179)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
12 Nov 16
@JohnRoberts - Actually, now that you mention it, me too.