Browsing Archives of - 2014 October

Terri Gibbs – “I’m a Lady”

Terri Gibbs – “I’m a Lady”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “Magic. The word takes on special meaning when you listen to the music of Terri Gibbs, one of the most distinctive vocalists to emerge in any musical format in sometime.  You get some idea of the magic Terri Gibbs generates when you realize that “Somebody’s Knockin’,” which was an across-the-boards... Read More »

Steve Winwood – “Back in the High Life”

Steve Winwood – “Back in the High Life”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, this record ending up in the review queue on pretty funny circumstances – it basically started as a funny occurrence between a friend and I, every time when we played GTA: Online together, and he’d get into my car the song “Higher Love” would be playing... Read More »

Go-Go’s – “Beauty & the Beat”

Go-Go’s – “Beauty & the Beat”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Growing up I remember hearing the song “We Got the Beat” and instantly fell in love with the Go-Go’s, from there on I began to hear more and more of their stuff until I finally got one of their albums, of course, it does not have my... Read More »

It’s the Hendersons – “Baby Happy / The Merger”

It’s the Hendersons – “Baby Happy / The Merger”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: The liner notes are just the song lyrics. Personal Review:  This one is an interesting one – mainly because I remember long ago, when I was a child, I recall seeing the cover (or maybe single) in a store, and back then it scared the hell out of me. When... Read More »

The Whitehorse Band – “The Ship That Never Returned”

The Whitehorse Band – “The Ship That Never Returned”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “When I was first asked to write a little something for the Whitehorse Band, I thought it would be easy. But, now that the time has come, I find myself wondering where to start. I guess the best place to start is at the beginning.  About two years ago, I... Read More »

Fay Sims & the Scenicland Boys – “Songs from the Heart”

Fay Sims & the Scenicland Boys – “Songs from the Heart”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “If I had to describe Fay Sims in one sentence , it would be this: He is one of the best friends that there has ever been to people in Gospel Music. He has helped so many groups in so many ways, it would be impossible to list them all... Read More »

Nightstick – “In Dahmer’s Room / Don’t Let It Bring You Down”

Nightstick – “In Dahmer’s Room / Don’t Let It Bring You Down”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: Personal Review:  Basically, once more it’s another band I know nothing about – but either liked the cover, or in this case, liked the cover and the title track. So here we go!  The A-Side is “In Dahmer’s Room” – and it’s pretty basic hard rock, really loud guitar, bass... Read More »

Doug & Donna Lowery – “Infinite Love”

Doug & Donna Lowery – “Infinite Love”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “Donna and I thought we were really in love when we were engaged, but after we were married we discovered what love was all about. Then when little Patricia Deann came along a year and a half later, our love sprang into new dimensions. There is nothing quite like a... Read More »

Jeremy – “Loneliness is Such a Sad Affair”

Jeremy – “Loneliness is Such a Sad Affair”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “When you first hear Jeremy sing, you’re not sure if your ears are being totally honest. You stop, listen again, and then realize that what you are hearing is a sensitive, new, different and totally interesting sound. A voice that will be readily recognizable the very next time... Read More »

The Wheel Chair Singers – “The Famous York Family”

The Wheel Chair Singers – “The Famous York Family”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “I consider it a great privilege and honor to write the introduction for a recording by the York Family.  I have known these wonderful people for many years, and they have truly been an inspiration to me as well as to everyone they have come into contact with.  Not only... Read More »