The original group once had their blood drawn to be mixed in with the red ink used to illustrate their own Marvel comic book. This song, included on their 1976 album, was written with Rod Stewart in mind, but their drummer took the lead on this one instead.

The Shadow band’s frontman is known for his narrative, third-person approach to songwriting, and his intense and conversational delivery. He’s played WTMD’s First Thursday concerts on his own and with this band.

The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Flying Dog Brewery.