Tag: Country Rock

James Taylor – “Sweet Baby James”

James Taylor – “Sweet Baby James”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Picking your 400th record to review isn’t always the easiest of choices to make, for many reasons, one being it has to be something you’re not going to give a low rating to, and it also has to be something that will wow people, but it also,... Read More »

Tom Petty – “Full Moon Fever”

Tom Petty – “Full Moon Fever”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, Tom Petty is definitely up there in my top five favorite male singers, and this album here seems to have quite a few of my favorite Petty songs.  So, the album opens with what I’m sure is Tom Petty’s most known song, “Free Fallin’” and it’s... Read More »

Dwight Yoakam – “Hillbilly deLuxe”

Dwight Yoakam – “Hillbilly deLuxe”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: Personal Review:  I love Dwight Yoakam, he’s a great singer and he’s not bad as an actor, and yes, the 80’s may be over, but he still pulls off the same pants, that is completely fine by me.  The album opens with the song “Little Ways” and Dwight delivers it... 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 »

Iron Eyes Cody & Alexander Longrifle – “Legends”

Iron Eyes Cody & Alexander Longrifle – “Legends”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  The moment I recognized Iron Eyes Cody on the cover I knew I had to own this album, not full knowing what it is.  So, the unfortunate part of this album is the fact there is no track listing. It does open with a song, sung by... Read More »

Jonathan Edwards – “Jonathan Edwards”

Jonathan Edwards – “Jonathan Edwards”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I don’t know much about Jonathan Edwards – and by much, I mean anything at all, I liked the cover design and how Jonathan looked so I figured what they hey, why don’t I buy it? So, I did.  “Everybody Knows Her” opens the album,... Read More »

John Phillips – “John Phillips (John the Wolfking of L.A.)”

John Phillips – “John Phillips (John the Wolfking of L.A.)”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “there are thirty million Johns in the world today, but you’re the one I choose and I’d like to stay, play me a song; sing me a tune and I’ll be very quiet, I won’t leave the room, there are thirty million Johns in the world today, but there is... Read More »

Terry Melcher – “Terry Melcher”

Terry Melcher – “Terry Melcher”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Terry Melcher was one of the big shots in music, he produced such acts as the Byrds, The Beach Boys and Paul Revere and the Raiders – he was the son of Doris Day, a singer himself – with his musical partner Bruce Johnston – and also,... 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 »

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 »