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MARIANNE FAITHFULL – 20TH CENTURY BLUES

As her fascination with the music of Weimar-era Germany continued, the British singer – actress Marianne Faithfull performed in The Threepenny Opera at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, playing Pirate Jenny. Her interpretation of the music led to a new album, Twentieth Century Blues (1996), which focused on the music of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht […]

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THE BAND OF HOLY JOY ‎POSITIVELY SPOOKED [1990]

The Band of Holy Joy are an English band formed in New Cross, London, and initially active between 1984 and 1993, releasing several albums. In 1992, they abbreviated their name to Holy Joy. The band was formed in 1984 by Johny Brown in New Cross, South London. Early experiments revolved around cheap junk shop instrumentation […]

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STEPPENWOLF – STEPPENWOLF GOLD: THEIR GREAT HITS [1971]

Steppenwolf Steppenwolf is a Canadian rock band that was prominent from 1968 to 1972. The group was formed in late 1967 in Toronto by lead singer John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn, and drummer Jerry Edmonton (all formerly in Jack London & The Sparrows from Oshawa, Ontario). Guitarist Michael Monarch and bass guitarist Rushton Moreve were […]

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WILLIE AND THE RED RUBBER BAND ‎– WE’RE COMIN’ UP [1969]

The band is off the wall with a melting pot of styles which is slightly endearing. Willie et al came out of west Texas and remind me of a cross between a jug band and the 13th Floor Elevators, or maybe Zappa if he went country, or, The Fugs if they went country. They have […]

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WILLIE AND THE RED RUBBER BAND ‎– WILLIE AND THE RED RUBBER BAND [1968]

The band is off the wall with a melting pot of styles which is slightly endearing. Willie et al came out of west Texas and remind me of a cross between a jug band and the 13th Floor Elevators, or maybe Zappa if he went country, or, The Fugs if they went country. They have […]

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SMITH ‎– A GROUP CALLED SMITH [1969]

Smith Origin: Los Angeles, California, United States Genres: Rock, soul, psychedelic rock, blues rock Years active: 1969 – 1971 Labels: Dunhill Smith was an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1969. They had a blues-based sound and scored a Top 5 hit in 1969 with a cover of the Burt Bacharach song […]

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COLOSSEUM – DAUGHTER OF TIME [1970]

Colosseum Colosseum, a pioneering English progressive jazz-rock band, one of the first bands to fuse jazz, rock & blues were formed in Spring 1968 by drummer Jon Hiseman with tenor sax player Dick Heckstall – Smith, who had previously worked together in 1966, when Hiseman replaced Ginger Baker in The Graham Bond Organisation. They met […]

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HOTLEGS – THINKS: SCHOOL STINKS [1971]

Hotlegs Artist Biography by Dave Thompson In 1970, Kevin Godley, Lol Crème, and Eric Stewart were, alongside songwriter Graham Gouldman, the house band at the Strawberry Studios setup in Stockport, England. Gouldman was spending much of his time in New York, working as a contract songwriter for the Kasenatz/Katz bubblegum team – his partners remained […]

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ROLLING STONES – BLUE & LONESOME [2016]

Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome [2016] Blue & Lonesome is a covers album by the Rolling Stones – their 23rd British and 25th American studio album – released on 2 December 2016. It is the band’s first album to feature only cover songs, and their first studio release since 2005’s A Bigger Bang. «Just […]

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APPLE – AN APPLE A DAY [1969]

Οι Apple, ένα βρετανικό ψυχεδελικό ροκ συγκρότημα, σχηματίστηκαν στο Cardiff το 1968 από τον Rob Ingram στην κιθάρα και τον Jeff Harrad στο μπάσο. Το 1969 κυκλοφόρησαν ένα σινγκλ με τον τίτλο An Apple a Day. Το άλμπουμ αυτό που κυκλοφόρησε το ίδιο έτος με τον ίδιο τίτλο θεωρείται από πολλούς ως ένας κρυμμένος θησαυρός […]

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