Listen out for Richard Thompson’s guitar and Richard and Linda’s backing vocals. You don’t have to agree with the politics to enjoy it.
Not a band I play very often nowadays but I love the percussion on this live cut from 1970.
Great title. Back Door were a strange little group. Not keen on the saxophone noodling but Colin Hodgkinson’s lead bass was brrrilll. From the 1973 album 8th Street Nites.
Standout track from their first album. I saw them do it at the July Wakes Festival in 1976.
This is a real beauty, a modern history lesson, from the ex-Creedence singer’s 1985 solo album Centerfield.
Not had anything from the brilliant Big Star https://am-records.com/2018/11/12/twinkle-twinkle-big-star/ for a while, so here’s an alternate take of the #1 Record track, taken from Rhino’s 2009 box set Keep an … Continue readingBig Star: Thirteen
Live in 1970, featuring of course the wonderful Ollie Halsall on geetar.
This is a lovely little song from a group of Presbyterians who sound just like Sufjan Stevens. Hardly surprising since he produced their first album, Welcome to the Welcome Wagon. … Continue readingThe Welcome Wagon: Would You Come and See Me in New York?
Almost half an hour of genius.
Live at the Rainbow Theatre, 1976, from the compilation album Over the Rainbow.