Tag: Singer/Songwriter

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 »

Carly Simon ‎– “The Best of Carly Simon”

Carly Simon ‎– “The Best of Carly Simon”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I can’t really say I’m like a huge Carly Simon fan or anything, I know like one song, and knew she was married to James Taylor for a bit.  The album opens with “That’s the Way I’ve Heard It Should Be” and for some reason the... Read More »

David Bowie – “Hunky Dory”

David Bowie – “Hunky Dory”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Yesterday on January 10, 2016 the world lost an icon, an innovator and a very brave and inspiring man. Bowie was my all time favorite musician, and his music helped me through a lot of hard times. Hearing of his passing is not an easy thing to... Read More »

Gene MacLellan – “Gene MacLellan”

Gene MacLellan – “Gene MacLellan”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Gene MacLellan is rolling down Highway 401. Alone. He is returning from one of his eating-money legion hall dates in a forgotten northern Ontario town; a stand by guitarist with a country group that never did have a name. It is 2 a.m. when he dozes of, careens to the... Read More »

George Harrison – “George Harrison”

George Harrison – “George Harrison”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, George was one of the first of the Beatles to release a solo album, and is arguably the most talented Beatle – next to Ringo, of course. Anyways, here is his self-titled album.  The album opens with the song “Love Comes to Everyone” and well, it... 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 »

John Lennon – “Plastic Ono Band”

John Lennon – “Plastic Ono Band”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Once more I’ve returned to review John Lennon, it’s been one whole year since reviewing “Imagine” and I do hope for more positive results with this album, as it does featured the amazing “Working Class Hero” – but that is about the only track that I know... Read More »

James Taylor – “Gorilla”

James Taylor – “Gorilla”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  James Taylor is kind of a big deal for folk music and singer/songwriter stuff, he’s one of the most recognized singers of that genre and he’s pretty amazing. So, here we go. The album opens with the song “Mexico” and that opening guitar riff is strikingly familiar,... 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 »

The Trio – “A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed For All”

The Trio – “A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed For All”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, this album is among the ranks of those rare folk albums that you see very little of, that have surprisingly good songs on them.  Anyways, the album opens with a cover of Crosby, Stills & Nash’s “Our House” – though, I’ve heard both versions (this and... Read More »

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