Tag: Blues Rock

Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Smash Hits”

Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Smash Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Firstly, Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest guitar players of all time, he was also a singer and songwriter – of course, everyone knows that and I am repeating useless information.  “Purple Haze” starts this one off, and well, the guitar playing, of course, is amazing... Read More »

The Rolling Stones – “England’s Newest Hit Makers”

The Rolling Stones – “England’s Newest Hit Makers”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “The ROLLING STONES are more than just a group – they are a way of life. A way of life that has captured the imagination of England’s teenagers, and made them one of the most sought after groups in Beatdom. For the Stones have their fingers on the pulse of... Read More »

John Baldry – “It Ain’t Easy”

John Baldry – “It Ain’t Easy”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “He has been called Long John Baldry for most of his life, possibly because he’s 6 feet 7 inches tall and sometimes wears hats that brush the ceilings. He’s very famous and successful and has a history throughout England and most of the civilized wolf – except America.  Back in... 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 »

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Covered Up in Aces / Covered Up in Aces”

Elizabeth Barraclough – “Covered Up in Aces / Covered Up in Aces”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, this song is one of my “feel good” songs, it opens with some pretty nice guitar playing then Elizabeth comes into sing, and sing she does. Elizabeth has one of the most powerful voices I’ve heard from a female vocalist, and it is singers like Elizabeth... Read More »

The Edgar Winter Group – “They Only Come Out at Night”

The Edgar Winter Group – “They Only Come Out at Night”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: I know the Edgar Winter Group was like a huge thing in the 70’s, not just for the fact Edgar is an albino – but they had a lot of good tracks. The album opens with “Hangin’ Around” – and hey, it’s not so bad!... Read More »

AC/DC – “Back in Black”

AC/DC – “Back in Black”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: I’m pretty sure this album needs no introduction. Everyone knows it, and I have like 3 copies. Let’s start. So, the album opens with “Hell’s Bells” – really loud obnoxious bell ringing. The musicianship is good though. So far, I can say I like it. (Keep in... Read More »

Bruce Willis – “The Return of Bruno”

Bruce Willis – “The Return of Bruno”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: Okay, so y’all know Bruce Willis as John McClane in “Die Hard” or the naked guy in “Pulp Fiction” or numerous other characters in films, or simply, my favorite male actor… but did you know that he did an album? No? Well add this baby to his... Read More »

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