Monthly Archives: May 2017

(May 29, 2017): The Southern Bells – Viet Nam

From the 1967 7″ single, Viet Nam / Will You Be There. This year’s Memorial Day selection. Not really much out there about The Southern Bells (not to be confused with the Southern Belles) except that were out of Atlanta … Continue reading

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(May 28, 2017): The Allman Brothers Band – Revival

From the 1970 album, Idlewild South.  This was the first Allman Brothers LP that I bought, and this Dicky Betts composition was the first tune from the Allman Brothers that I can recall hearing.  I was hooked.  RIP Greg.

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Song Exploder

At 106 episodes in, I am just discovering Song Exploder – a podcast dedicated to dissecting songs and providing insights into the creative process.  Very nice.

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(May 27, 2017): George Harrison – Plug Me In

From the 1970 album, All Things Must Pass. Harrison’s first solo effort after the break up of the Beatles in April 1970 resulted in a triple album of material.  This tune is from the third disc, “Apple Jam”, a collection … Continue reading

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(May 20, 2017): A-Sides – Nature Girl

From the 2005 12″ single, Nature Girl / Take A Chance.  Jason Cambridge (A-Sides) has been producing music since 1990 and has released well over 500 tracks, including six long players. At one point he was running three record labels. … Continue reading

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Sargent Pepper Turns 50 (WSJ)

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(May 15, 2017): The Black Hollies – No Need To Be Rude

From the 2006 album, Crimson Reflections.  This three piece band was a garage rook throwback from Jersey City thart really did rock. As a review of the album on Amazon recounts: “This CD has everything you need – stomping R&B … Continue reading

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