For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but
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It’s 6 o’clock in the morning and I’m standing in a foot of snow. It’s dark, cold, and windy, and while I try to fight my way through the blowing snow with an oversized barn shovel, I remember that I stood in this exact same spot a few short months ago…
Imagine an amalgam of a psychedelic R.E.M. and the Grapes of Wrath, and you’ve got the Strange Flowers from Italy.
Originally released in 1973, Nuggets: Original Aryfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 only offered a keen look at select one-hit and no hit wonders
Listening to a live set by the Grateful Dead, there’s always that awkward moment where you start thinking: “This song again? Did I put it on repeat? — only to find out it’s in fact still the same song
Composed of studio musicians, most notably the late great guitarist Hugh McCracken, who played with everybody from the Monkees to Simon to Garfunkel to Van Morrison to Steely Dan to John Lennon
With all of the buzz surrounding Paul McCartney today, it seemed like an opportune time for a return to this radically remarkable track from Roger McGough and Mike McGear’s self-titled 1968 collaboration.
Not to be confused with the Beefeaters who released a solitary single (“Please Let Me Love You/Don’t Be Long”) for the Elektra label in 1964 before switching their name to the Byrds and winging to the top of the charts
Forgotten series: You Ain’t Gonna Bring Me Down To My Knees: Strafford/Right Records Story (1965-1969)
What we have here is a neat little 1996 overview of New England based bands whose efforts were handled by two local labels, Strafford and Right, during the greatest period of rock and roll.
Initially released on the Elektra label late in 1972, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 featured a smattering of one hit wonders and no hit wonders from the not so distant past.