Tag Archives: Spirit

Jo Jo Gunne 1972

22/1/16 – Jo Jo Gunne – Run Run Run – 1972

In the heady days of seventies Southern California, David Geffen, businessman and music lover started his own label, Asylum records, originally because he couldn’t get anyone else to sign Jackson Browne. He also signed The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Judee Sill, Bob Dylan (for two albums), Linda Ronstadt, Tom Waits and Warren Zevon, all of these achieving […]

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 […]