Forgotten Series

David Wiffen – Coast to Coast Fever (1973): Forgotten Series

David Wiffen – Coast to Coast Fever (1973): Forgotten Series

When the world around us grows quiet, there is no better company than an album like the deeply underrated David Wiffen’s ‘Coast to Coast Fever.’

Mr. Mister’s brilliant Pull simply arrived at the wrong time

Mr. Mister’s brilliant Pull simply arrived at the wrong time

Largely uncategorizable, Mr. Mister’s ‘Pull’ would finally be released five years ago after decades of neglect. It was worth the wait.

Grand Funk Railroad – E Pluribus Funk (1971): Forgotten Series

Grand Funk Railroad – E Pluribus Funk (1971): Forgotten Series

Grand Funk Railroad were at the top of their game at this point, and yet ‘E Pluribus Funk’ goes largely unnoticed today.

Bulldog – Bulldog (1972): Forgotten Series

Bulldog – Bulldog (1972): Forgotten Series

Not long after the Rascals split, ex-members Gene Cornish and Dino Danelli formed Bulldog – a short-lived, always-fun, seemingly always-on-the-run soul revue.

Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Tomorrow Belongs to Me (1975): Forgotten Series

Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Tomorrow Belongs to Me (1975): Forgotten Series

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, one of the great lost rock ‘n’ roll acts of the ’70s, hit a peak moment some 40 years ago.

Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings (2011): Forgotten Series

Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings (2011): Forgotten Series

In 1999, Screaming Trees was trying to press on after the buzz surrounding grunge had faded. ‘Last Words’ showed they still had something to say.

The Them – Now And Them (1967): Forgotten Series

The Them – Now And Them (1967): Forgotten Series

Not many people realize that the Them carried on after Van Morrison left for a solo career in 1966. We reach back into an overlooked period.

The Apples in Stereo – The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone (2000): Forgotten Series

The Apples in Stereo – The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone (2000): Forgotten Series

Sweet and sparkly vocals, supported by swarms of sunny harmonies, make Apples in Stereo songs easy to love.

Question Mark and the Mysterians – Action (1967): Forgotten Series

Question Mark and the Mysterians – Action (1967): Forgotten Series

Question Mark and the Mysterians were a cool and tight band, and the set of songs found on this underated 1967 sophomore release ‘Action’ only served to validate their merits.

Elephant’s Memory, “Mongoose” (1970): Forgotten Series

Elephant’s Memory, “Mongoose” (1970): Forgotten Series

Before hooking up with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elephant’s Memory hit the Top 50 with “Mongoose,” a song that was thrillingly raw.