Music today landed on Harvey Mandel’s classic guitar instrumental album Cristo Redentor (1968). Apart from the great tone and playing, there’s the Star Trek otherworldly chorus track, this from Wikipedia: “This album is completely instrumental with the exception of the title track where soprano Jacqueline May Allen, joined by Carolyn Willis, Edna Wright and Julia Tillman Waters, blend their wordless voices as if another instrument”. Mandel played on Hot Stuff and Memory Motel on Black and Blue (1976) and was in John Mayall’s band as well as playing with Canned Heat. Great guitar player, mostly forgotten.
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.