Music today has been Deep Purple’s first album, Shades Of Deep Purple (1968) because sessioneer Florida Brian was asking me about which lineup I’d seen in the seventies. This lineup of course was the Evans/Simper lineup. Singer Rod Evans went on to form Captain Beyond, with ex-Iron Butterfly and Johnny Winter members. Bassist Nicky Simper […]
Music today has been Lindsey Buckingham’s last self-titled album from 2021. It seems a shame that he can’t get the magic of the Fleetwood Mac rhythm section and the chemistry with Stevie and Christine happening again. Having said that I saw them live some years ago (free tickets in the nosebleeds), a woman behind me […]
Music today has been Gentle Giant – Three Friends (1972), their third album. One of the reasons I left my very good job in Liverpool at the corn exchange in the offices of Henry Hosegood and Sons: I went out at lunchtime and bought albums, one was Gentle Giant’s Acquiring The Taste (1971), another was […]
Music today, in honour of Brian’s searchings, is The Moody Blues‘ In Search Of The Lost Chord (1968), the follow-up to the classic Days Of Future Passed (1967) which incidentally, we saw them perform live last time we were in Texas. One of the lines on In Search Of The Lost Chord made me wonder […]
Music today has been The Mamas & The Papas‘ Greatest Hits because I keep on hearing California Dreamin’ everywhere. Music Of The Daze The musical musings in this post are an excerpt from my daily blog, TO WHERE I AM NOW, featured on my main website. Read the full blog post here.
Music today has been John Lennon’s Walls and Bridges (1974), if not for anything else but for #9 Dream and for the help today in the studio. Music Of The Daze The musical musings in this post are an excerpt from my daily blog, TO WHERE I AM NOW, featured on my main website. Read […]