Tag: Psychedelic 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Donovan – “Donovan’s Greatest Hits”

Donovan – “Donovan’s Greatest Hits”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, this is like 60’s psychedelic folk. Donovan’s greatest hits. The A-Side opens with the track “Epistle to Dippy” – which is a pretty good track, the musicianship is pretty good and it’s not really an album I could complain about, Donovan is pretty good.... Read More »