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The Association - Birthday - album cover art - 1968

5/5/17 – The Association – Birthday Morning – 1968

The Association were that strange and wonderful beast – Middle Of The Road Psychedelic Easy Listening Pop Folk. A splinter group that began as a loose collective called The Inner Tubes before becoming house band at sixties LA Folk hot spot The Troubadour with a floating line up of around thirteen, called The Men. The Association were […]

Jeff Buckley - You And I - Cover Art - 2016

12/2/16 – Jeff Buckley – You And I -1993/2016 – I Know It’s Over / Just Like A Woman – 1993/2016

Jeff Buckley’s mother, Mary Guibert will oversee the release of unreleased Jeff Buckley recordings on a new album called, You And I expected in March. The album consists of mostly covers recorded in 1993 in New York. A video has appeared for a cover of The Smiths’ I Know It’s Over and an audio version of […]

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7/6/15 – CCS – Whole Lotta Love – 1970 / Muddy Waters – You Need Love – 1963 / The Small Faces – You Need Loving – 1966

Whole Lotta Love might be one of the best known Rock riffs ever recorded, but outside the UK this version released by CCS in 1970 is not so well known. CCS (Collective Consciousness Society) was a studio project put together by arranger John Cameron, producer Mickie Most and the father of British Blues Alexis Korner. The band was […]

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6/6/15 – Howlin’ Wolf – Killing Floor – 1964

Howlin’ Wolf was a Mississippi born, Chicago Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player that influenced many musicians that were discovering the Blues in the sixties. You hear him in John Mayall, Cream, Fleetwood Mac, Groundhogs, Chicken Shack, Savoy Brown, Foghat, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Captain Beefheart, The Rolling Stones and of course Led […]

Spirit 1968

5/6/15 – Spirit – Taurus – 1968

Taurus was an instrumental song recorded by sixties, Psychedelic, Pop/Rock band, Spirit in 1967. It’s also the source from which Jimmy Page allegedly ‘appropriated ‘ the idea for Stairway To Heaven. Before I go any further with this, I have a theory: Page didn’t feel he had to credit downward progressions or Blues patterns – it’s as if  he […]