Theft of the Dial: Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, Eric Slick, and Dimitri Manos

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Members of Dr. Dog, in The Current's studios (Leah Garaas)
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Dr. Dog, now with the better part of a second decade under their belt as a band, are local favorites despite calling Philadelphia home. Previously they've stopped by our studios to play some of their own music, but when they were in town recently, we instead asked them to choose some songs by their favorite artists to play.

Guitarist Scott McMicken, drummer Eric Slick, and multi-instrumentalist Dimitri Manos kicked things off with a live version of their own song "The Rabbit, the Bat and the Reindeer" from the band's new live album Live at Flamingo Hotel — the name of which is slyly misleading, they explained.

Between songs, the band members talked about playing regular tour gigs versus festivals; whether or not Journey stole their logo from Ted Lucas; and the timeless mystery of Karen Dalton.

Playlist

Dr. Dog - "The Rabbit, The Bat and The Reindeer"
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - "I Put A Spell On You"
Jive Bombers - "Bad Boy"
Dion - "In and Out the Shadows"
Ted Lucas - "It's So Easy"
American Death Ray - "Arms So Thin"
Karen Dalton - "Something's On Your Mind"
Dr. Dog - "Be The Void"

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