Tag: Blues Rock

Traffic – “Traffic”

Traffic – “Traffic”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, the real question in life is what is better than Steve Winwood? Early Steve Winwood.  The album opens with “You Can All Join In” and it’s a whole lot of rhyming and great musicianship on this one, it’s something you can nod along to also, it’s... Read More »

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – “Against the Wind”

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – “Against the Wind”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Bob Seger is a great musician, he is definitely one of the greats of the heartland rock genre – and well, the title track of this album is my favorite Seger track, so let’s do this!  The album begins with the song “Horizontal Bop” and you know,... Read More »

J.D. Brennan & Gold Fever with the Summer Street Gospel Group – “A Better Way / Driftin’ Away”

J.D. Brennan & Gold Fever with the Summer Street Gospel Group – “A Better Way / Driftin’ Away”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I think I got this one for the van on the cover, and the fact it says ‘Gospel’ – but it really isn’t gospel.  So, the A-Side opens with “A Better Way” – and it’s a pretty rusty sounding bluesy Gospel track, the vocals are alright, and... Read More »

Led Zeppelin – “Led Zeppelin”

Led Zeppelin – “Led Zeppelin”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So here we are with the greatest band of all time, Led Zeppelin with their debut self titled album. Another fine piece of rock n’ roll history.  The album opens with “Good Times Bad Times” and it starts off with one of the greatest opening guitar riffs,... Read More »

Robert Lee Kolb – “Take Off Your Clothes”

Robert Lee Kolb – “Take Off Your Clothes”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “DEDICATED TO –   all the living, laughing, loving souls who have seen or heard me play over the past few years, and to any person or persons who ever dreamed and had a dream come true….” Personal Review:  So, this is another one of those highly sought after records by... Read More »

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Willy Ruby / Late In My Bed”

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Willy Ruby / Late In My Bed”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, this one is a lesser known Spain issued single from American singer Elizabeth Barraclough, who to me, is one of the greatest female vocalists out there.  The A-Side is the song “Willy Ruby” which is one of my favorites by Elizabeth Barraclough – and immediately we... Read More »

The Beatles – “The White Album”

The Beatles – “The White Album”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: Personal Review:  Well, here we are April 10th, exactly 45 years after the Beatles broke up on April 10th, 1970 – with what is one of their greatest albums, “The White Album” – which is actually just self-titled.  Anyways, the album opens with McCartney singing “Back in the... Read More »

Dire Straits – “Brothers in Arms”

Dire Straits – “Brothers in Arms”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I know the Dire Straits from their song “Money for Nothing” (featured on this album.) and their amazing musicianship. Anyways, here’s the record. Kindly donated by a family friend.  The album opens with “So Far Away” which like mentioned above, features the Straits signature musicianship, then comes... Read More »

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Hypnotic Eye”

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Hypnotic Eye”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, Tom Petty is definitely one of my top five favorite musicians – I love most, if not all of his work – though I hadn’t known he had released a new album until just recently. So, here it is.  The album opens with the song “American... Read More »

The Doors – “The Doors”

The Doors – “The Doors”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Okay, so what better way to end 2014 then with posting the Doors self-titled album! It’s actually really great.  So, the album opens with my favorite Doors track, “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” which is just all around amazing. From the drums, to the organ... Read More »

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