Browsing Archives of - 2014 October

Alice Cooper – “Love It to Death”

Alice Cooper – “Love It to Death”The Sleeve: The Gatefold: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  What better record to review on Halloween than an Alice Cooper record? Besides maybe a scary film soundtrack… but I got none of those.  The album opens with “Caught in a Dream” and that opening guitar riff just gets me right there, and the vocals... Read More »

The Rolling Stones – “England’s Newest Hit Makers”

The Rolling Stones – “England’s Newest Hit Makers”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “The ROLLING STONES are more than just a group – they are a way of life. A way of life that has captured the imagination of England’s teenagers, and made them one of the most sought after groups in Beatdom. For the Stones have their fingers on the pulse of... Read More »

Céline Dion – “Mélanie”

Céline Dion – “Mélanie”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Je dédie ma chanson «Mélanie» à ma petite nièce Karine et ma soeur Liette, ainsi qu’à tous les enfants et parents d’enfants atteints d’une maladie incurable.  Céline  xx…” Personal Review: What better way to start an introduction to Céline Dion then by doing one of her 1980’s albums that is completely in French.... Read More »

Dennis Scott – “Uncle “D” Talks with Charlie & Sheila”

Dennis Scott – “Uncle “D” Talks with Charlie & Sheila”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “DENNIS SCOTT or Uncle “D” as he is known to children across Western Canada was born and raised in London, England, where he trained as a teacher. In 1968 he emigrated to Canada and continued to follow his chosen profession. However, God was moving in his life and his spiritual... Read More »

Blackwood Brothers Quartet – “Amazing Grace”

Blackwood Brothers Quartet – “Amazing Grace”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “A HAPPY BLENDING OF SECULAR AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC  This album contains a dramatic rebuttal to those who decry the lack of interest in things religious among the youth of today. One of our finest gospel singing groups, The Blackwood Brothers Quartet, have here created a happy blending of secular and... Read More »

Putter Smith – “Movement 1”

Putter Smith – “Movement 1”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “El apellido Smith no es nuevo entre los contrabajistas de Jazz. Facil es recordar el nombre de Carson Smith, soporte del primer cuarteto de Gerry Mulligan, que completaban Chet Baker y Chico Hamilton.  Patrick “Putter” Smith, nacido en la ciudad de Los Angeles en 1941, es el hermano menor de... 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 »

Charles P. Eisenmann – “Educate Your Dog by the Eisenmann Method”

Charles P. Eisenmann – “Educate Your Dog by the Eisenmann Method”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “Charles P. Eisenmann, world renowned dog educator, who through his frequent personal appearances on the Mike Douglas. Johnny Carson and Merv Griffin shows, to name a few, has become know to millions of tv viewers as “Chuck.”  Probably the most remarkable family in California today are the Eisenmanns, Chuck and... Read More »

The League Unlimited Orchestra – “Love and Dancing”

The League Unlimited Orchestra – “Love and Dancing”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “This album contains instrumental versions of previously released songs by The Human League specially remixed and produced by Martin Rushent” Personal Review:  Every single person knows who the Human League is – if not, you need to go here, here or here. Educate. Anyways, this whole album is instrumental versions... Read More »

Barclay James Harvest – “Octoberon”

Barclay James Harvest – “Octoberon”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I know nothing about this band, nor have I ever, ever heard of them. I simply liked the cover and the special price sticker, so I bought it.  The album opens with “Rock N’ Roll Star” (which isn’t the usual opening track, but this is the... Read More »