I did not discover the late Bert Sommer until 2008, which is a damn shame because he was a fantastic New York-based songwriter much in the same league as Tim Buckley
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Were these guys the real deal or what? I just love the tough garage sound seeping from all of the tracks here. Q65 combined the best aspects of the Pretty Things and their main competitors the Outsiders
You gotta give ‘em credit for coming up with an original band name: The Davidians have been favorably compared to the Verve and who am I to argue with that comparison.
True to its name, this is a complete singles collection of ex-Shadows bassist Jet Harris and drummer Tony Meehan, recorded between 1962-1964 both as a duo and as solo artists for Decca UK.
A terrific debut solo album from the lead singer of the Chesterfield Kings, Mississippi Murderer is an all-blues affair — and a much welcome one, at that!
You’ll find everything Lulu recorded for Decca Records UK from 1964-67, which includes all of the firecracker from Glasgow’s singles, first two albums, non-album singles, a rare EP and a German language single.
New Music Monday: Dave Stewart, Martin Barre, Alice Cooper, Rush, Tim Berne, Nirvana, Metallica, Soulfly
Dave Stewart continues to absorb Americana and roots influences into his work, with terrific results — while Martin Barre sticks his toe in the warm waters of a post-Jethro Tull solo career.
Forgotten series: The Factory, Peter and the Wolves, others – Upside Down World of John Pantry (1999)
Featuring the multi-talented John Pantry in his various guises as singer, songwriter, musician and recording engineer over a period from 1966-71, Upside Down World of John Pantry is jam-packed
A collectible psychedelic album from this one-off studio-only group consisting of UK songwriters, The Five Day Week Straw People was originally on Saga Records and features your standard British underground psychedelia
This two-man band’s second album from 1970, featuring ex-Spencer Davis Group members Eddie Hardin (vocal/organ) and Pete York (drums/percussion), somehow managed to fill out the sound together.