Category Archives: K-SHE Classics

(March 29, 2017): Albert Hammond – Smokey Factory Blues

K-SHE Classic. From the 1973 album, The Electric Free Band.  Hammond was born in London, but grew up in Gibraltar. He started recording in 1966 and is still going. He has a new LP due to be released this October. … Continue reading

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(March 7, 2017): Bachman-Turner Overdrive: Gimme Your Money Please

K-SHE Classic. From the 1973 self-titled album, Bachman-Turner Overdrive. “I liked them before before they were “big”. I can recall walking up to a Target store with my mom, dad, and sister during a week when middle school was closed … Continue reading

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(March 4, 2017): J. Geils Band – Whammer Jammer

K-SHE Classic. From the 1971 album, The Morning After.  A “Juke Joint Jimmy” effort here – an early reference to songs written by the entire band. Richard Salwitz (aka Magic Dick) on harmonica made this into a J. Geils party on the … Continue reading

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(December 25, 2016): Blue Cheer – I’m The Light

K-SHE Classic. From the 1971 album, Oh! Pleasent Hope. The epitome of a 1960s hard rock / heavy metal band – and one of the first – forever known for its cover of the Beach Boys’ “Summertime Blues.” By 1971, … Continue reading

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(December 9, 2016): Dust – Loose Goose

K-SHE classic. From the self-titled 1971 debut album, Dust.  In memory of John Glenn, I introduce this tune — the way I did on many, many mix tapes that I made for friends in the 1980s that opened with driving … Continue reading

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(October 14, 2016): Rick Wakeman – Sir Lancelot and the Black Knight

K-SHE Classic. From the 1975 album, The Myths And Legends Of King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table. This is a tune built around the Arthurian legend of Lancelot slaying the Black Knight in order to save England. … Continue reading

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(August 9, 2016): Jeff Beck Group – Situation

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1971 album, Rough and Ready.  This is the third LP by the Jeff Beck Group.  The outing followed a long period of recuperation for Beck after a serious car accident in 1970. Rod Stewart and Ron Wood had … Continue reading

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