Molly Hatchet is an American Southern rock/hard rock band that formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1971. The band was founded by guitarist Dave Hlubek in 1971. The band is known for their hit song “Flirtin’ with Disaster” from their second studio album, Flirtin’ with Disaster, released on September 1, 1979.
The band recorded and released their first album, Molly Hatchet in 1978. Its song Dreams I’ll Never See got AOR airplay. Molly Hatchet was followed by Flirtin’ with Disaster in 1979, with its title song another AOR hit, as was its first track, Whiskey Man, from the album. Molly Hatchet proceeded to tour behind the records building a larger fan base. Danny Joe Brown, lead singer, left the band in 1980 because of health and other reasons, only to return three years later.
They made their return with only one date in Italy at the Bloom, a famous club where even Nirvana played.
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Cover photo: Molly Hatchet live @ BLOOM, Mezzago (MB)
Photo by Andi King photography
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