Tag: Rock

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 »

Meat Loaf – “Bat Out of Hell”

Meat Loaf – “Bat Out of Hell”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I honestly do not even know how to start a review of an album this big, this album is one of the greatest classic rock albums of all time, plus one of the greatest rock operas. What else can I say?  The album starts off with the... 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 »

Claude François – “Petite Mèche De Cheveux”

Claude François – “Petite Mèche De Cheveux”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So Claude François was almost like Elvis but in France. He wrote the original French version of the song “My Way” (“Comme D’Habitude“) and ultimately died after trying to change a light bulb in the shower.  The A-Side of this EP opens with “Maman Chérie” and despite being... Read More »

Ferry Aid – “Let It Be”

Ferry Aid – “Let It Be”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “THE ZEEBRUGGE FERRY DISASTER MARCH 6, 1987   THIS historic recording took place at PWL Studios, The Borough, London, over three incredible days – March 14, 15 and 16, 1987. All monies received by Ferry Aid will go towards The Sun’s Zeebrugge Disaster fund, Midland Bank, Fleet Street, London.” Personal... Read More »

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Long After Dark”

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Long After Dark”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Once more we’re back with another Petty release, and just like the last one this one is also going to great.  The album opens with the track “A One Story Town” and right from the initial guitar intro to Petty’s lyrics, the song becomes a great way... Read More »

Roman Holliday – “Roman Holliday”

Roman Holliday – “Roman Holliday”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I don’t know, I really liked the sailor hats.  So, the album opens with the song “Stand By” and there has never been a record that has sounded more 80’s than this album, the instrumentals, the vocals, the lyrics, it’s all way too 80’s. It’s different,... 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 »

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 »

Ringo Starr – “Goodnight Vienna”

Ringo Starr – “Goodnight Vienna”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So now we go onto Ringo, personally, my favorite Beatle. I always preferred him over John. He’s also a terrific drummer.  Anyways, The album opens with the title track “Goodnight Vienna” and immediately we kick right into a great song, the musicianship is pretty good too, and... Read More »

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