"Every Rose Has Its Thorn" (the Poison classic!!)
"Wasted Days and Wasted Nights" (Freddy Fender cover)
You can get both of these songs on the compilation, Making Singles, Drinking Doubles, or as digital downloads.
Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys A Coupla Hard Luck Favorites (7" Single)
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With this 7" Rex and the Boys put their brand on two classic country heartbreakers. The first is Freddy Fender's "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights." Who better than our favorite kings of pain to recast this little ditty about getting tossed out like the trash but still hanging on to the love? Worth it for the killer steel guitar solo alone.
On the B side, Rex's cover of Poison's "Every Rose has its Thorn" helps explain why all those metal guys went through a chaps and hat phase. Who knew the makeup was there just to hide the tracks of their tears? Witness for yourself the power of country music to rise above a hair band -- no matter how much spray they use.