"Sailcat was a short-lived American rock and roll band. They were a one-hit wonder who scored a hit single in the summer of 1972 with the song "Motorcycle Mama".
The cover art was drawn by comics illustrator Jack Davis and featured a series of motorcycle related drawings for each song on the album. The concept album's songs loosely tell the story of a motorcycle vagrant, who apparently steals for a living, meeting a woman and settling down to start a family. However, he apparently keeps some of his selfish behaviours as the last drawing shows him reclining on his porch while his wife hangs the laundry and his child hoes the garden.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008