Motörhead

Stand by Your Man

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When Motörhead icon Lemmy first met Plasmatics luna-chick in charge Wendy O. Williams, sparks kept flying even after they put the chain saws away. A sonic collaboration was inevitable, and their sandpaper-throated duet on Tammy Wynette's country standard "Stand by your Man" has to be one of hard rock's greatest-ever middle fingers to the mainstream. On the flip side, Lemmy suggested they repeat the successful formula employed on the previous year's St. Valentine's Day Massacre Motörhead/Girlschool collaboration, whereupon both bands took turns covering each other's songs. The Plasmatics, therefore, wreaked havoc on "No Class" while Motörhead hammered out a leering take of "Masterplan."