Post Tagged with: "On Second Thought"

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.

On Second Thought: David + David – Boomtown (1986)

On Second Thought: David + David – Boomtown (1986)

Dark and intriguing, it left us eager for a second album that, alas, never came.

On Second Thought: Cheap Time – Exit Smiles (2013)

These aren’t garage acolytes, the kind who nail the details but miss the feel.

On Second Thought: The Kinks – Kinda Kinks (1965)

On Second Thought: The Kinks – Kinda Kinks (1965)

Not the band’s greatest, but certainly an indicator of where they were headed.

On Second Thought: Chad and Jeremy – Painted Dayglow Smile (1992)

This serves as a tasty sampling of their output on Columbia Records.

On Second Thought: Van Morrison – No Guru, No Method, No Teacher (1986)

On Second Thought: Van Morrison – No Guru, No Method, No Teacher (1986)

Arriving in an era dominated by neon sensibilities, Van Morrison instead stayed the course.