Post Tagged with: "On Second Thought"

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Warm, tranquil, and making do with minimal fuss, Thirty Steps to Forward’s ‘The Bird And The Fool’ is immaculately alluring.

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon’s 40-year-old ‘Walls and Bridges’ is long overdue for a critical reevaluation.

The Foundations – Baby Now That I’ve Found You (1967): On Second Thought

The Foundations – Baby Now That I’ve Found You (1967): On Second Thought

The Foundations’ ‘Baby Now That I’ve Found You’ didn’t just aspire to Motown’ classic sound. They captured it.

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969): On Second Thought

Simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating.

An Appreciation: Joe Sample and the Crusaders, “It Happens Everyday” (1977)

An Appreciation: Joe Sample and the Crusaders, “It Happens Everyday” (1977)

Remembering a drop-dead gorgeous tone poem that was so emblematic.

On Second Thought: The June – Magic Circles (2009)

On Second Thought: The June – Magic Circles (2009)

The surprise is a cover of a lesser-known gem from Badfinger’s Pete Ham.

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

This Brooklyn five-piece races down Carnaby Street, circa 1966.

On Second Thought: The JuJus – You Treat Me Bad (2009)

On Second Thought: The JuJus – You Treat Me Bad (2009)

These songs were an ideal vehicle for the Julus’ energy and vision.

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 2 (2012)

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 2 (2012)

A classic representation of everything that made a 1974 Dead show so special.