Monthly Archives: August 2013

(Aug 29, 2013): Pure Prairie League – Country Song

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1972 self-title debut album, Pure Prairie League.  An incredible album during an incredible time for country rock — Allman Brothers, Poco, NRPS, Burritos, CDB, Marshall Tucker, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Grinderswitch, Alvin Bishop, Dickey Betts, Eagles, etc.  … Continue reading

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(Aug 26-28, 2013): Gypsy – Tomorrow Is The Last To Be Heard / Dead and Gone / As Far As You Can See (As Much As You Can Feel)

K-SHE Classics.  A “threefer” today.  For me, Gypsy epitomized the K-SHE of the early 1970s and had a number of classics.  Today we have two from the 1970 self-title debut album, Gypsy – “Tomorrow is the Last to be Heard” … Continue reading

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(Aug 25, 2013): Finnigan & Wood – Highway

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1972 album, Crazed Hipsters.  This is the only album the Mike Finnigan (keys) and Jerry Wood (guitar) released contemporaneously with its recording.  An early session by the band in 1970 was recorded, but it was only … Continue reading

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(Aug 24, 2013): Heartsfield – Lost Love

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1977 album, Collector’s Item.  This was the final LP from Heartsfield until they reunited in 1999.  In the four years they released albums during the 1970s (1973-1977), this Illinois based band had more than its fair … Continue reading

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(Aug 23, 2013): Andy Pratt – Avenging Annie

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1973 self-titled album, Andy Pratt.  I knew Woody Guthrie before I knew Andy Pratt and was impressed when I first heard this and that a rocker in the early 1970s was using a Woody Guthrie song … Continue reading

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(Aug 22, 2013): Steve Baron – Magic Magician

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1973 album, A Wanderer Like You.  This was the third and last LP from Steve Baron.  Originally Baron called his band the Steve Baron Quartet and the first album had a strong, if ineffective, endorsement from … Continue reading

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(Aug 21, 2013): Midnight Sun – Living On The Hill

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1971 (1972 U.S. release) self-titled album, Midnight Sun.  Talk about repeats.  This Danish band made up of then prominent avant jazz players first recorded this album as the Rainbow Band in 1970.  This album was only … Continue reading

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