Post Tagged with: "Forgotten Series"

Joan Baez – Gracias a la Vida (1974): Forgotten Series

Joan Baez – Gracias a la Vida (1974): Forgotten Series

In September 1973, Chilean folk singer Victor Jara was brutally murdered, moving Joan Baez to produce a final homage and farewell.

Just Us, “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” (1966): Forgotten Series

Just Us, “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” (1966): Forgotten Series

Just Us’ lost “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” shares a cozy kinship with the Everly Brothers, Chad and Jeremy, and Simon and Garfunkel.

The Rugbys – Hot Cargo (1969): Forgotten Series

The Rugbys – Hot Cargo (1969): Forgotten Series

The hard-rocking, unjustly overlooked Rugbys certainly had good ideas and a rich imagination, so there’s a lot of neat stuff going on here.

Cretones – Thin Red Line (1980): Forgotten Series

Cretones – Thin Red Line (1980): Forgotten Series

Cretones’ ‘Thin Red Line’ certainly tanked in its time. But hindsight, through the courtesy of a 35-year rearview mirror, offers a different perspective.

Fotomaker – The Fotomaker Collection (1995): Forgotten Series

Fotomaker – The Fotomaker Collection (1995): Forgotten Series

What happens when a pair of Rascals meet a Raspberry? They become Fotomaker!

John Manning – White Bear (1971): Forgotten Series

John Manning – White Bear (1971): Forgotten Series

We’re on the trail of the seemingly untraceable John Manning, a talented singer-songwriter who released a lone album, then disappeared.

Hot Butter, “Popcorn” (1972): Forgotten Series

Hot Butter, “Popcorn” (1972): Forgotten Series

A bit comical and cheesy but astonishingly inventive, Hot Butter’s “Popcorn” was so futuristic that it could pass for a contemporary recording.

Little Walter – The Blues World of Little Walter (1988): Forgotten Series

Little Walter – The Blues World of Little Walter (1988): Forgotten Series

Remembering lesser-known sides from Muddy Waters harpist Little Walter, who hurtled his instrument forward before dying today in 1968.

The Bobby Fuller Four – KRLA King of the Wheels (1965): Forgotten Series

The Bobby Fuller Four – KRLA King of the Wheels (1965): Forgotten Series

Though now closely associated with Bobby Fuller’s tragic end, ‘KRLA King of the Wheels’ bottled all the strength and excitement this band briefly possessed.

Rene and Rene, “Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero [The More I Love You]” (1968): Forgotten Series

Rene and Rene, “Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero [The More I Love You]” (1968): Forgotten Series

Humming with romance and sexuality, the sentiment of Rene and Rene’s “Lo Mucho Que Te Quiero” radiates with pure pop godliness.