Post Tagged with: "Forgotten Series"

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.

The Mills Brothers, “Cab Driver” (1968): Forgotten series

The Mills Brothers, “Cab Driver” (1968): Forgotten series

By the time the Age of Aquarius arrived, big band-era stars were disappearing in the portals of the past. But not the Mills Brothers.

The Faragher Brothers – Faragher Bros (1976): Forgotten series

The overlooked ‘Faragher Bros,’ an outstanding collection of sincere, 1970s-era soul music, is primed for rediscovery.