Browsing Archives of - 2014 August

Elton John – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”

Elton John – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, yet another Elton John album being reviewed on my website. I really am a big Elton John fan and this album just has so many great songs on it. The album opens with the 11 minute “Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding”... Read More »

Wraith: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Wraith: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Anyways, so me and some friends do random movie nights, this was one of the movies we watched – and I really dug the soundtrack, plus Griffin O’Neal is on the cover.  The album opens with Tim Feehan singing “Where’s the Fire” which is actually a pretty... Read More »

Time Zone feat. John Lydon & Afrika Bambaataa – “World Destruction”

Time Zone feat. John Lydon & Afrika Bambaataa – “World Destruction”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, this is one of those early 80’s rap songs that was politically fueled, and who else can help fuel that fire? Britain’s finest firestarter of course, John Lydon (Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) of course! Anyways, so the A-Side is the radio version of the... Read More »

Paul Young – “The Secret of Association”

Paul Young – “The Secret of Association”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: I don’t know much about Paul Young, he was in Band Aid and sings that song “Why Don’t You Come Back” – that’s about it. Anyways, the album opens with the song “Bite the Hand that Feeds” which is a pretty good way to kick off the... Read More »

Janis Joplin – “Pearl”

Janis Joplin – “Pearl”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: Janis Joplin is one of the many artists I grew up listening to on a daily basis, and one of the many reasons of my eclectic music tastes. The album opens with Janis singing “Move Over” which is one of Janis’ finest hits. The musicianship, the vocals,... Read More »

Johnny Cash – “I Walk the Line”

Johnny Cash – “I Walk the Line”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, this album and “At Folsom Prison” were my first two Johnny Cash records – now this one is my first Johnny Cash record to be reviewed. So, the album opens with the title track, “I Walk the Line” – which is actually recorded live, and as... Read More »

Michelle Phillips – “Victim of Romance”

Michelle Phillips – “Victim of Romance”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: Michelle Phillips was the other female vocalist of the 60’s pop group, The Mamas & The Papas – and the only still living member. So, her one and only solo album opens with the track “The Aching Kind” – and it’s absolutely wonderful, Michelle is a tremendous... Read More »

Rolf Harris – “The Best of Rolf Harris”

Rolf Harris – “The Best of Rolf Harris”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “I first became a fan of Rolf Harris long before I knew he was a singer. At the time Rolf was appearing regularly on a children’s T.V. programme. Because of my small child I was forced to watch. I never regretted it. Splashing paint and chat about the studio in... Read More »

John Williams, Dory & André Previn – “Valley of the Dolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”

John Williams, Dory & André Previn – “Valley of the Dolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK VALLEY OF THE DOLLS is more than a motion picture. This is the saga of success as dreamed and dreaded by every woman who lived to be beautiful, by every man who has lived for a beautiful woman.  It is the story of four... Read More »

Eagles – “Hotel California / Pretty Maids All in a Row”

Eagles – “Hotel California / Pretty Maids All in a Row”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: The Eagles with one of their best known songs – also, dig the writing on the sleeve. So, the A-Side opens with what I can only imagine is one of their most well known songs, “Hotel California” – which is just an overall amazing track on it’s... Read More »