Tag: 12″ Records

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 »

Little Richard – “Little Richard Live! 10 Super Hits”

Little Richard – “Little Richard Live! 10 Super Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Is it honestly necessary to write an intro to a Little Richard album? The coolest part, the label it’s on, was bought by K-Tel.  So, the album opens with the song “Lucille” and Little Richard kicks it off with some wicked piano playing, and his his fantastic... Read More »

Mike Williams – “Pleasing You”

Mike Williams – “Pleasing You”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “PLEASING YOU” is the name of this album. It’s also Mike Williams’ musical destiny. He sings, plays and entertains from his heart. A purity many musicians never possess.  At the age of 10 Mike sat down at the piano and picked out “What Now My Love.” Since then, he has... Read More »

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I got this album because it was signed on the back and I had little to no idea what to expect when playing it.  “Clear the Track” opens the album, and well, it’s fiddling… and that’s about it! The track is pretty good, a bit repetitive,... Read More »

Ralph Carlson & Country Mile ‎– “Thanks For The Dance”

Ralph Carlson & Country Mile ‎– “Thanks For The Dance”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Out of the people on the cover I have a hard time deciding who is Ralph Carlson, I’m guessing the dude with the hat. I’m also very much digging their outfits.  So, the album starts with the title track “Thanks for the Dance” and the opening musicianship... Read More »

Douglas Ward – “From An Elevated Platform”

Douglas Ward – “From An Elevated Platform”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “This album was recorded in Bermuda in December, 1971 in two studio sessions. The first was completely solo; the second was with bassist Wally Russsell, drummer Allan Ganley and conga player Freeman Trott. Duggie (as he likes to be called) here plays a Cordovox electronic instrument on all the tracks,... Read More »

Singing Edwards – “One Day at a Time”

Singing Edwards – “One Day at a Time”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Variety in Gospel music is one of the aims of the Singing Edwards Family as we sing old and new, fast and slow including Country Gospel, Southern Gospel and Folk Gospel. This album is typical of our style in singing engagements which have taken us across Canada in the summer... Read More »

Ron McMunn – “Reserve Me a Table”

Ron McMunn – “Reserve Me a Table”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, Ron McNunn aka The Silver Fox is/was a Canadian country music singer, and apparently has worked with some of the other greats of the Seaway Valley country music scene (Dominic D’Arcy, Bobby Lalonde… just to name a few) and well, when I found this record, I... Read More »

Glenda Lee (Day) & Richard Miller – “Special: Dixie Echoes (’66)”

Glenda Lee (Day) & Richard Miller – “Special: Dixie Echoes (’66)”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “In every generation there is atleast one who is destined to be a top entertainer who will thrill the hearts of thousands. I believe this one to be Glenda Lee Day. So confident am I of her talent, personality, and testimony, that I have signed her to a life-time contract... Read More »

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 »

Die Antwoord – “Ten$ion”

Die Antwoord – “Ten$ion”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Once more, we’re back with Die Antwoord – and this is their second album following “$O$” and a limited edition version on vinyl, so what the hey, I like Die Antwoord and I like vinyl.  So, the album opens with the song “Never Le Nkemise Pt. 1”... Read More »

Danny Deardorff & Marcus Joseph – “Deardorff & Joseph”

Danny Deardorff & Marcus Joseph – “Deardorff & Joseph”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Danny Deardorff is one of my favorite folk musicians, his albums are always really heartfelt and simply performed with the most talent that one could emit from their being.  The album opens with the song “One More Story to Tell” and we immediately go into Danny singing... 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 »

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