Tag: Spoken Word

Al Clouston ‎– “Spinnin’ Yarns From Newfoundland”

Al Clouston ‎– “Spinnin’ Yarns From Newfoundland”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Al Clouston was born in St. John’s Newfoundland. For many years his hobby has been collecting Newfoundland humour. He claims that if put in print these stories lose their colour and therefore have to be heard to be appreciated. For the past several years he has been entertaining various groups... Read More »

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Moi, je crois qu’on peut être à la fois bon Québécois et bon Canadien, et je me battrai jusqu’au bout contre ceux qui voudraient m’empêcher d’être l’un et l’autre.  Discours à la Radio Télévision  le 24 novembre 1976” Personal Review:  So, in like honor (??) of the great Pierre Trudeau’s son, Justin, becoming... Read More »

Paul Hardcastle – “19 / Fly by Night”

Paul Hardcastle – “19 / Fly by Night”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “IN WORLD WAR TWO THE AVERAGE AGE OF THE COMBAT SOLDIER WAS 26. IN VIETNAM HE WAS 19” Personal Review:  So, basically, this song fell into the category of one hit wonders of the 80’s, and basically, the title track “19” is a song with overdubs from a local news... Read More »

Ben the Singing Dog – “This is My Life”

Ben the Singing Dog – “This is My Life”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Dear Ben-friends.  I would like you to know how my whole life revolves around ‘Ben’ my singing-dog pet. I love him so very much, and he returns this love to me in an unique way. When we were appearing on the Max Bygraves’ programmes, a professional animal trainer for Television... Read More »

The Beatles – “The Beatles’ Christmas Album”

The Beatles – “The Beatles’ Christmas Album”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  I’ve heard a lot about this album, one that it is awful, and two that is valued at about $400 – $800. I don’t really like the Beatles enough to find out if it really is worth that much. Now, these are like radio selections from Certain... Read More »

Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. – “The Legend of Hank Williams in Song and Story”

Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. – “The Legend of Hank Williams in Song and Story”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “His career was brief and ended suddenly at the age of 29 on New Years Day, 1953. By that time the legendary Hank Williams had gone from a poor country boy to becoming one of the best-loved performers in country music. People who were fortunate enough to have... 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 »

Dr. Jackson White, MD – “Deep Relaxation, The Meditative Control of Overeating and Smoking. Self-Control Awareness, the Non-Drug Therapy Prescribed by Jackson White, MD”

Dr. Jackson White, MD – “Deep Relaxation, The Meditative Control of Overeating and Smoking. Self-Control Awareness, the Non-Drug Therapy Prescribed by Jackson White, MD”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “As a practicing general physician, I saw that most of my patients’ problems were directly or indirectly related to stress, anxiety and tension. Ulcers, hypertension and headache, for example are clearly relateable to the stress associated with social and economic pressures of contemporary society. Recently, several San Francisco doctors have... Read More »

Rudy Ray Moore – “Close Encounter of the Sex Kind”

Rudy Ray Moore – “Close Encounter of the Sex Kind”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: Dr. Rudy Ray Moore! Funky shit. “Close Encounter of the Sex Kind, this message is about how to fuck. Take it in girls, because after this message, this record may self destruct” – oh my God. This stuff. I can’t keep up with how many times he... Read More »

Richard Miller – “The Many Voices of Richard Miller”

Richard Miller – “The Many Voices of Richard Miller”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “This album consists of the many vocal sounds of Richard Miller, who was born without arms and legs. He is now a graduate of the University of Texas, is an evangelist, travelling over 34 states and two foreign countries carrying the Gospel in song and testimony.  Beginning to sing at... Read More »