Tag: Folk 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 »

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 »

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “This stereo record cannot be played on old tin boxes no matter what they are fitted with. If you are in possession of such equipment please hand it into the nearest police station.” Personal Review:  So, anyone who has ever seen ‘The Exorcist’ will immediately recognize the opening piano playing... Read More »

Simon & Garfunkel – “Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits”

Simon & Garfunkel – “Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I like to believe that everyone in the world is cultured enough to know who Simon & Garfunkel are, I know a lot of my friends grew up thinking ‘Mrs. Robinson’ was a Beatles song.  The A-Side opens with “Mrs. Robinson” – and we soon go off... 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 »

David Bowie – “Space Oddity”

David Bowie – “Space Oddity”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I’ve always been one of Bowie’s biggest fans, and this being one of his greatest albums, I figured what they hey, haven’t reviewed Bowie in a while and listen to this record enough to want to review it. And here we are.  The album opens with one... 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 »

Robert David – “Robert David”

Robert David – “Robert David”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I don’t got much to say about this album, I’m pretty sure Robert David is Canadian…?  The album opens with “Close to Me” and Robert is a softer voiced man, you wouldn’t expect this from the cover of this album. The song is alright, nothing overly special,... 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 »

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 »

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