For those who don’t know much about Duane Allman beyond the Allman Brothers’ At Fillmore East and Derek and the Dominoes’ Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, this ambitious seven-disc, 129-song set is a revelation.
Archive for March 3rd, 2013
No, Black Country Communion wasn’t Glenn Hughes’ first uber-talented amalgam. For that, you’ll have to go back to the early 1970s, and Trapeze — a band whose music leaps to life in this newly released double live set.
A meditation on the most wrenching, soul-deep cries for love from the master of such things, Lonely and Blue illuminates Otis Redding’s way with a lyric in a manner that straight-forward greatest hits packages never have.
Best known to radio fans today for later hits “Radar Love” and “Twilight Zone,” the Golden Earrings had their earliest success in the 1960s as a pop band with Frans Krassenburg out front, only dropping the “s” in 1969
The Hullaballoos had everything going for them. Great songs, charisma, bleached blonde hair and smiles wider than an elephant’s waistline. They also came from the United Kingdom, which back then, was an instant ticket to success.
<<< BACKWARD (“Girlfriend”) ||| ONWARD (“This Moody Bastard”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Somewhere in the distant future we’ll finally reach Walter Becker’s Circus Money in this series, but today brings us to a song that, looking back, is an advance taste to that 2008 release.