By special request from Keith (not that one, but this one riffs just as hard), here are two of my all-time favorite Stones albums in their original London Records U.S. Mono glory. In my world, these albums are just as good as "Exile" and they both have something that "Exile" doesn't, BRIAN JONES!
Monday, May 17, 2010
Has The Pipe lost it? "Discomania"??? It's bad enough he forces Bay City Rollers and hillbilly crap on us and now it's all this. This is a pre-Saturday Night Fever "disco" compilation released in Canada in 1975 and it has some great danceable R&B tunes and the coolest thing is, whoever put this LP together did it as a NON-STOP D.J. style mix so it's an interesting and fun listen. Crank it up LOUD and you should be dancing, yeah.
Join us next week as we explore the roots of James Taylor and feature some ultra-rare Jimmy Buffett b-sides from his early "normal shirt" era.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
A TRIBUTE TO A DETROIT ICON
Here's a rare LP from 1968, released by the National Bank Of Detroit entitled "The Year Of The Tiger '68" celebrating the Detroit Tigers 1968 American League Championship with commentary by Ernie Harwell and Ray Lane.
Here's a warning--it's got a few scratches and skips here and there (it's pressed on super CHEAP vinyl and each side is over 25 minutes long so the grooves are crammed and noisy) but it's an interesting listen AND it includes the song, "Go Get 'Em Tigers" and lots of Denny McLain too. I assume this LP was only available locally but if anyone reading this has a cleaner one, post it or send it to me and I'll transfer it.
NBD presents The Official 1968 Detroit Tiger Album-Limited Edition
"The Detroit Tigers win the American League Pennant/Ernie Harwell & Ray Lane"
From 1971, here's a nice ROCK oriented sampler 2 LP from Warner Brothers with THE KINKS, T. REX, DEEP PURPLE, BEACH BOYS and more...
Deep Purple: Strange Kind of Woman
John Baldry: It Ain't Easy
Labelle: Shades of Difference
Redeye: Beginning to End
T. Rex: Hot Love
Randy Newman: Last Night I Had a Dream
Jackie Lomax: Helluva Woman
Paul Stookey: Sebastian
Norman Greenbaum: Circulate
Ron Nagle: Marijuana Hell
Gordon Lightfoot: 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
The Beach Boys: Feel Flows
Fanny: Soul Child
The Kinks: Animals in the Zoo
The Stovall Sisters: Spirit in the Sky
Rosebud: Lullabye II (Summer Carol)
Ry Cooder: On a Monday
Big Mama Thornton: One More River
John D. Loudermilk: Tobacco Road
Beaver & Krause: Walkin' by the River
Ronnie Milsap: Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends
Mother Earth: Bring Me Home
Released in 1972, here's a classic "Loss Leader" 2 LP from Warner Brothers Records with SPARKS, BOWIE, BEEFHEART, ROXY, TULL, a rare non-LP HARPERS BIZARRE single (Harry Nilsson's 'Poly High') & More...
Tir Na Nog: Come and See the Show
Arlo Guthrie: The Ballad of Tricky Fred
Tim Buckley: Move with Me
Jesse Winchester: Isn't That So?
Arthur Conley: Rita
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band: Too Much Time
The Section: Doin' the Meatball
James Taylor: Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
America: Head and Heart
Mickey Hart: Blind John
Dion: Sea Gull
The Incredible String Band: My Father Was a Lighthouse Keeper
Bonnie Raitt: Too Long at the Fair
Alexis Korner and Snape: Country Shoes
Steeleye Span: Spotted Cow
Jethro Tull: Living in the Past
Dick Heckstall-Smith: Future Song
Harpers Bizarre: Poly High
Sparks: Moon Over Kentucky
The Youngbloods: Speedo
Bobby Charles: Small Town Talk
Memphis Slim: You're the One
David Bowie: Can't Help Thinking About Me
Roxy Music: Virginia Plain
Norman Greenbaum: The Day the Well Went Dry
John Hartford: Bye-Bye
THE DAYS OF WINE AND VINYL LP1
THE DAYS OF WINE AND VINYL LP2
Dean Brown, this one's for you...I just wish it was funnier!!
All you east coasters should know about Uncle Floyd...kind of like the Jersey Soupy Sales, he also had a rock and roll side and had cool guests like Squeeze and The Ramones. Who's got the videos??
Igor Stravinsky Conducts 1961
1. Movements For Piano And Orchestra
2. Double Canon For String Quartet
3. Epitaphium For Flute, Clarinet And Harp
4. Octet For Wind Instruments-Sinfonia
5. Octet For Wind Instruments-Tema con Variazioni; Finale
6. L'Histoire Du Soldat (Suite)--The Soldier's March; soldier at the Brook; Pastorale
7. L'Histoire Du Soldat (Suite)--The Royal March; The Little Concerto
8. L'Histoire Du Soldat (Suite)--Three Dances: Tango, Waltz, Ragtime
9. L'Histoire Du Soldat (Suite)--The Devil's Dance; Chorale; Triumphal March of the Devil
Stravinsky Conducts Music For Chamber And Jazz Ensembles
3. Ragtime for 11 Instruments
4. Octet for Wind Instruments I—Sinfonia
5. Octet for Wind Instruments I—Tema con Variazioni; Finale
6. Tango (New Orchestration—1953)
7. Concerto for 12 Instruments
8. Ebony Concerto I—Allegro moderato
9. Ebony Concerto II—Andante
10. Ebony Concerto III—Moderato; Con moto
GREAT recording of "Also Sprach Zarathustra" which means 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY to some and ELVIS PRESLEY's live theme music to others, but Richard Strauss composed this music in 1896!!
BERNSTEIN New York Philharmonic
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
1. Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Beginning)
2. Also Sprach Zarathustra (Conclusion)