Browsing Archives of - 2014 November

Richard Miller – “Jesus is On My Side / The Assassination of John F. Kennedy”

Richard Miller – “Jesus is On My Side / The Assassination of John F. Kennedy”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “THE AUTHOR  Richard Miller was born without arms and legs, is 21 years old, and is a Senior Law student at the University of Texas. Along with his brother I.E. Miller, Richard wrote and recorded these two songs. He also plays the lead guitar on the record and sings both... Read More »

Mel Tillis – “New Patches”

Mel Tillis – “New Patches”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I know like nothing about Mel Tillis, I acquired this LP through a box of records given to me by a family friend who had been having an estate sale.  The album opens with “Midnight Love” and it opens with some pretty nice guitar playing and then... Read More »

James Taylor – “Gorilla”

James Taylor – “Gorilla”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  James Taylor is kind of a big deal for folk music and singer/songwriter stuff, he’s one of the most recognized singers of that genre and he’s pretty amazing. So, here we go. The album opens with the song “Mexico” and that opening guitar riff is strikingly familiar,... Read More »

Style Council – “The Cost of Loving”

Style Council – “The Cost of Loving”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  When I saw this album at the thrift store, I kinda had to buy it due to the fact it’s Paul Weller AFTER the Jam, and I’ve only heard a couple of the Style Council’s songs, but I did like what I heard, and I loved the... Read More »

E.G. Daily – “Say It, Say It (Extended Version)”

E.G. Daily – “Say It, Say It (Extended Version)”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Elizabeth Daily to me will always be known for her songs “I’m Hot Tonight” and “Shake It Up” – and like, they’re great.  So, the A-Side is the extended mix, so I’m gonna listen. So, it goes in with that cheesy 80’s tambourines, then some piano and... Read More »

America – “History: America’s Greatest Hits”

America – “History: America’s Greatest Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  America’s greatest hits with a guy who looks like Tom Petty on the sleeve.  The album opens with America’s greatest song, “A Horse with No Name” and everything about is amazing. The vocals, the guitar playing, it’s all really out of this world. You know, I first... Read More »

Hiding Out: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Hiding Out: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, back in the late 80’s, Jon Cryer (Alan Harper from “Two and a Half Men“) was coming off a series of film roles, “Pretty in Pink” and “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” (to name a few.) when he starred in the movie “Hiding Out” where... Read More »

Pilot – “Pilot”

Pilot – “Pilot”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I honestly believe everyone knows Pilot just for their track “Magic” which just so happens to be on this album – which is great!  The album opens with the track “Just a Smile” and it’s a softer song, kind of has that Bay City Rollers feel to... Read More »

Mae West & W.C. Fields – “Side By Side”

Mae West & W.C. Fields – “Side By Side”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises – Mae West  BONUS CAPSULES  On health:  “I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast” – W.C. Fields  “A thrill a day keeps the chill away” – Mae West  On love:  “I was in love with a beautiful blonde once.... Read More »

Gospel Cavaliers – “He Promised to Be There”

Gospel Cavaliers – “He Promised to Be There”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Greetings:  We are certainly thankful that the Lord has made it possible for us to record this album. We want to say a hearty thank you to each one who had a part in it, to the musicians and also the engineer. We wish to thank Rev. Paul Dougan, pastor... Read More »