Forgotten Series

Chairmen of the Board – Greatest Hits (1973): Forgotten Series

Chairmen of the Board – Greatest Hits (1973): Forgotten Series

Featuring spirited harmonizing and red-hot grooves, Chairmen of the Board’s ‘Greatest Hits’ asserts the heartfelt sounds of a group primed for rediscovery.

Spirit – Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (1970): Forgotten Series

Spirit – Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (1970): Forgotten Series

Songwriting combines with dynamic musicianship to make Spirit’s ‘Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus’ a too-often-overlooked masterpiece.

Noel Redding’s Fat Mattress – Fat Mattress (1969): Forgotten Series

Noel Redding’s Fat Mattress – Fat Mattress (1969): Forgotten Series

Itching to do his own thing, Jimi Hendrix bassist Noel Redding formed Fat Mattress, which fused whimsical psychedelic pop with sunshine-spangled folk rock.

The Everly Brothers – Two Yanks in England (1966): Forgotten Series

The Everly Brothers – Two Yanks in England (1966): Forgotten Series

‘Two Yanks in England’ finds the Hollies working with the Everly Brothers, one of their key influences. Two future Led Zeppelin members, were there, too.

The Undertones – True Confessions: Singles = A’s + B’s (1999): Forgotten Series

The Undertones – True Confessions: Singles = A’s + B’s (1999): Forgotten Series

The Undertones produced outstanding songs, but they unfortunately never netted enough sales to acquire widespread notice, remaining a cult favorite.

Bill Deal and the Rhondels – Vintage Rock (1969): Forgotten Series

Bill Deal and the Rhondels – Vintage Rock (1969): Forgotten Series

Geared for shuffling the feet and shaking the body, ‘Vintage Rock’ portrays what a confident and concise band Bill Deal and the Rhondels were.

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.

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