Monthly Archives: March 2016

(March 26, 2016): The David Bromberg Band – Child’s Song

From the 1977 album, Reckless Abandon.  I recall listening to this as a young man getting ready to leave home.  Listening to it now with my son in his last year of high school, the song takes on a different … Continue reading

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(March 25, 2016): Jackson Browne – Daddy’s Tune

From the 1976 album, The Pretender.  I love my Dad and hope he makes it to his 85th on tomorrow, March 26.  So thankful I have had the ability to be with him these last 4+ weeks near the end … Continue reading

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(March 24, 2016): Gregg Allman – Queen of Hearts

From the 1973 album, Laid Back.  This was Gregg Allman’s first solo effort.  This LP was produced during the same time as the Allman Brothers were working on Brothers and Sisters.  This tune in particular and its rejection for inclusion … Continue reading

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(March 23, 2016): Buck Owens and His Buckeroos – Love Minus Zero

From the 1971 album, Bridge Over Troubled Water.  An album made up of a roughly equal number of covers and originals with classic telecaster Bakersfield sound.  It has to have one of the shortest playing times, coming in at just … Continue reading

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(March 20, 2016): Amanaz – Khala My Friend

From the 1975 album, Africa.  This Zambian band was together from 1973-1975.  The players were Keith Kabwe,  Isaac Mpofu, John Kanyepa, Jerry Mausala, and Watson Lungu  They released this single long player in 1975, which was reissued in 2015.  It by virtue of the reissue … Continue reading

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(March 19, 2016): A. David MacKinnon – The Past Is A Foreign Country

From the 2012 album of the same name, The Past Is A Foreign Country.  When you have spent the first half of your life in the United States and the second half in Australia, the past is, literally, a foreign … Continue reading

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(March 14, 2016): Eumir Deodato – Super Strut

From the 1974 live album, Artistry.  This outing was recorded at the 6th Mississippi River Festival at Southern Illinois University’s Edwardsville campus.  Leonard Slatkin, then the director and conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, agreed to bring over the … Continue reading

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