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Buddy Greco the-lady-is-a-tramp

19/1/17 – Buddy Greco – August 14 1926 – January 10 2017 – Pre Dylan Lyricists /The Lady Is A Tramp – Tommy Dorsey Featuring Edythe Wright – 1937 / Sophie Tucker – 1937 / Lena Horne – 1948 / Ella Fitzgerald – 1956 / Pat Suzuki – 1958 / Frank Sinatra – 1958/1965 / Buddy Greco – 1960 / Shirley Bassey – 1966 / Diana Ross And The Supremes – 1968 / Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – 2011

Who were the great lyricists before Dylan? Well, from the fifties into the sixties you would probably say the men that wrote the words for the musicals, writers like Lorenz Hart. Hart wrote the lyrics for The Lady Is A Tramp and My Funny Valentine and was Richard Rodgers partner till alcoholism (Hart died tragically of […]

La Hell Gang Just What Is Real 2013 Album Cover

20/12/16 – La Hell Gang – Just What Is Real – 2013

Recorded in just one day, La Hell Gang’s debut album was recorded in 2009 but remained unreleased till 2013 as singer/guitarist Francisco Cábala concentrated on other projects. It’s an exercise in analog recording techniques and a retro approach to getting the music on tape before it’s ruined with polish. If you like Grand Funk or Blue […]

la-hell-gang-thru-me-again - album cover

19/12/16 – La Hell Gang – Thru Me Again – 2014 / Videos – Inside My Fall / Sweet Dear/ The Beginning Remains End / So High

La Hell Gang represent the sounds of Chilean Dark Mood swirling Garage Rock. They suffered a stop/start beginning that saw guitarist/vocalist Francisco Cábala put the band on hold after recording their debut to concentrate on his other band Chicos de Nazca as well as a solo Electronic project. Consequently the first album recorded in one day in […]

Trementina Almost Reach The Sun Album Cover 2015

10/12/16 – Trementina – Almost Reach The Sun/ Kisses In Your Eyes Video – 2015

In this series I am investigating Chilean music from the past and present. One of the interesting aspects of this is the awareness of new bands from a country that most know little of. Unheard musical riches easily flounder not just in your country but in every country in the world, struggling against commercialism, fighting for attention, gems […]