Artist: Various Artists
Title: “OCC Rocks”
Label: Red Distribution
Release Date: 10/26/2009
I’ve always loved the idea of chopper motorcycles and their inherent coolness factor and yet while I have only been on a motorcycle once in my life, I can still easily understand how a show about building them has found so much popularity. We are of course talking about The Discovery Channel’s program “American Chopper” and the premise is not only about building motorcycles and the family business so to speak but deep inside we learn regularly how hard work, creativity and mechanical knowledge can work hand in hand with extraordinary results. That factor alone should serve as nothing less than inspiring to many groups of people who have passions and pursuits of their own. The CD “OCC Rocks” or “Orange County Choppers Rocks” is a compilation release that finds hand-picked Classic Rock and Southern Rock greats which are all favorites of the shows leading man Paul Teutul Sr. It’s a collection of tunes that are nothing less than “driving material” for those that already own bikes, but in all honesty can be properly used for freeway car adventuring as well and even for someone who is a runner that needs music that can keep a solid pace from beginning to end with them. The CD features not only some of the greatest Rock tunes in history but also showcases the OCC Band on three tracks. This is a group that is made up of the members of the OCC Company itself. Let’s talk about the venerated greats first because there’s really some smoking tunes brought to light once again and that is a very good thing.
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