In the 1970 Underground scene, everything is connected.
Monthly Archives: Feb 2022
Truth by Jeff Beck
Mickie Most said ‘All that wangy-yangy Hendrix stuff is history’. I said ‘No it ain’t, pal. Not as far as I’m concerned.’
Barn by Neil Young
Songs that open a window to our souls
Greetings From L.A. by Tim Buckley
“Even in this horrific atmosphere, there can still be a lot of musical activity going on”
Box Of Pin-Ups. The British Sounds of 1965 by Various Artists
Suzy Quatro’s future husband, a group managed by The Kray Twins and the singer of “Grocer Jack”
Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You by Big Thief
Replete with sonic diversity
The Best Of Van Morrison by Van Morrison
This is not the best of Van Morrison
Exit 0 by Steve Earle & The Dukes
There ain’t no peace for an angry young man.
The Killer Inside Me by Green On Red
In which Dan Stuart unlocks the cellar door of the American psyche, revealing the violence that dwells within each and every one of us.
Heard A Long Gone Song by Lisa O’Neill
“As I walked down by the riverside, one evening in the spring, heard a long song gone from days gone by”
Colin Scot by Colin Scot
What do King Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Van Der Graaf Generator, Elton John, Brinsley Schwarz, Strawbs, Lindisfarne, Rare Bird, Affinity and Tudor Lodge have in common?
Sing The Delta by Iris DeMent
“I go to songs to make my internal world work better”
Cat Mother by Cat Mother
Only available on vinyl
Family by Thompson
A musically fabulous and lyrically compelling album.
If Only There Was A River by Anna St Louis
An album of beauty, sophistication and intelligence.
Bryter Later by Nick Drake
So by Peter Gabriel
How important is the running order of an album?
On The Shore by Trees
The gap between progressive rock music and prog rock is similar to the gap between a raconteur and a pub bore. This is classic progressive rock.
The Twelve Inch Singles by Soft Cell
Pages from True Love Stories
Mark Hollis by Mark Hollis
“I try and make an album that is unique. To try and make an album that is outside the period in which it’s written or recorded”
Get Back – Rooftop Performance by The Beatles
The Beatles second live album
California Bloodlines by John Stewart
“Mother country. I do love you.”
Unhalfbricking by Fairport Convention
The second of three albums that Fairport Convention released in 1969.
For Everyman by Jackson Browne
Thinking about “Everyman”