The Band 1967

20/4/16 – The Band – Tears Of Rage – Woodstock – 1969

Tears Of Rage was originally recorded in 1967 and was written by Bob Dylan and Richard Manuel, it wasn’t released under Dylan’s name till The Basement Tapes in 1975. The Band opened their debut album, Music From The Big Pink with the song in 1968. It has been covered by many artists including Gene Clark, […]

Judy Collins Blue Eyes

11/3/16 – Judy Collins – Who Knows Where The Time Goes – 1967 / Both Sides Now – 1967

Sandy Denny’s most famous song, Who Know’s Where The Time Goes was written and recorded in her pre-Fairport Convention days when she was a member of The Strawbs. After recording a demo in 1967, Denny recorded the song again with The Strawbs but it wasn’t released until 1973 on their album All Our Own Work […]

Anne Bancroft - Mrs Robinson balcka nd white pic

2/3/16 – Simon And Garfunkel – Mrs Robinson / The Sounds Of Silence – The Graduate – 1967

Simon and Garfunkel’s Mrs Robinson from The Graduate (1967) released in a different single version kept Hugo Montenegro’s cover version of Ennio Morricone’s The Good, The Bad And The Ugly from the No.1 spot in the Uk in 1968. Director, Mike Nichols had approached Clive Davis at Columbia to license music for his film. Initially sceptical, […]

The Dream - Get Dreamy - 1967 - Cover Art

9/2/16 – The Dream – Get Dreamy – 1967

One of Norway’s most famous musicians, guitarist Terje Rypdal started his recording career in the early sixties with the ‘Norwegian Shadows’. The trend for instrumental guitar groups with glassy lead tones was a worldwide phenomena and The Vanguards were the Norwegian version. England had Hank Marvin but Norway had Terje Rypdal and although Rypdal is latterly […]


19/1/16 – Giorgio Gomelsky – 28th February 1934 – 13th January 2016 / Blossom Toes – What On Earth – 1967

Giorgio Gomelsky was born in Georgia and grew up in Switzerland and was essentially a Jazz fanatic with impresario skills and a knack for getting publicity. Throughout his career as a manager, club owner, songwriter, film maker and ideas man, Giorgio Gomelsky played significant parts in the careers of sixties icons like The Rolling Stones, […]

Otis Clay B:W

15/1/16 – Otis Clay – February 11th 1942 – January 8th 2016 – Trying To Live My Life Without You /If I Could Reach Out – 1972 / A Lasting Love /That’s How It Is (When You’re In Love) – 1967 / She’s About A Mover – 1969 / Hard Working Woman /Is It Over – 1970 / All Because Of Your Love – 1977

Even if you like Soul music you may never have heard 0f Otis Clay. Born in Mississippi in 1942 he began singing with Gospel groups. After moves that took him to Indiana, Nashville and Chicago his first hit came in 1967 with That’s How It Is (When You’re In Love) reaching No.37 on the R&B charts. Powerful emotional […]