Monthly Archives: August 2015

(August 11, 2015): Leon Russell – Of Thee I Sing

From the 1971 album, Leon Russell and the Shelter People.  Was thinking about going with “Stranger in a Strange Land”, but saw I put that up back in 2012.  So instead, here is the second best original tune off the … Continue reading

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(August 10, 2015): Quicksilver Messenger Service – Who Do You Love (selections)

From the 1969 album, Happy Trails.  Selections from the Bo Diddleyist bits of the “Who Do You Love Suite” that takes up 25:22 of side one (Who pt 1, How, Which, Who pt 2 – do you love.  “When” and … Continue reading

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(August 8, 2015): Chicago – Dialogue (Parts I and II)

From the 1972 album, Chicago V.  Back when Robert Lamm’s output of great original stuff was remarkable and Terry Kath was still around on guitar.  But the start of the shift to pop — “Saturday in the Park” is the … Continue reading

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(August 3, 2015): Black Keys – So He Won’t Break

From the 2008 album, Attack & Release.  Marc Ribot solos on a number of tracks, including this one.  Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) produced the album and played keys.  

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(August 2, 2015): Procol Harum – Conquistador (Live with the Edmonton Symphony)

From the 1972 live album, In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony.  I heard this version of Conquistador well before the 1967 studio recording.  The live recording could not be avoided in the spring and summer of 1972 — constantly in … Continue reading

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(August 1, 2015): The A-Cads – Down The Road

From the 1966 7″, 45 rpm single, Sha-La-La-La-Lee / Down The Road.  A little heard cover of this 1940 Tony Raye boogie woogie (usually known as “Down The Road Apiece”) by a garage band from the mid-1960s South Africa. The … Continue reading

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