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Joe Grushnecky & The Houserockers "Can’t Outrun a Memory"

Joe Grushecky grew up in the coal mining town of Biddle, Pittsburgh, but after seeing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show—he soon had a guitar in hand, and a future in rock ahead of him. Special Education educator by day, his Iron City Houserockers were signed by Cleveland International (home of Meat Loaf/Jim Steinman, Ronnie Spector, Ian Hunter). The Houserockers’ journey continued across labels with contributions from Hunter, Mick Ronson (David Bowie), “Little Steven” Van Zandt, and Bruce Springsteen.

Houserocker: A Joe Grushecky Anthology (released in May of 2024) covered 40 years of performances from Iron City Houserockers, Joey G., Joe Grushecky And The Houserockers, and under his own name—containing production and performances from high profile artists and his band members and family he’s played with throughout that time. It also contains Joe’s version of Bruce Springsteen’s 2005 Grammy-winning “Code Of Silence”—co-written by the pair.

Now, Joe and The Houserockers deliver their first release of new material in seven years. Can’t Outrun A Memory features 13 Grushecky originals coupled with a blistering cover of The Animals classic “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place.” 17 tracks of pure rock ’n’ roll, performed by the hardest working man and band in Pittsburgh.

Available on CD, double-LP, and Digital, Can’t Outrun A Memory shows that Grushecky and crew can still deliver the same driving music they have for decades. Hitting the road in support for this release, the lucky will get to experience their power live. But, Can’t Outrun A Memory will always find a home in anyone’s musical collection of pure and timeless rock.