Category Archives: Country Rock

JONATHAN EDWARDS – Jonathan Edwards – (Capricorn) – 1971

Jonathan Edwards is one of those overlooked singer songwriters from the 1970s that seems to have a small following. Check out my other comments on him for biographical detail. This was his first solo album and he had a Top10 … Continue reading

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DR HOOK – A Little Bit More – (Capitol) – 1976

Can you ever have enough Dr Hook? Don't answer that. Check my other comments for bio and detail. I have commented on earlier albums than this and later ones but this album is pivotal in some ways as it really … Continue reading

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CATCH – Catch – (Dot) – 1969

Now this is obscure. I bought this because it was a US pressing and $1. I was expecting jazz rock. I'm not sure why, maybe it's their dress. What is known and none of this is certain is that the … Continue reading

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THE QUINAIMES BAND – The Quinaimes Band – (Elektra) – 1971

I got this album recently and I knew absolutely nothing about the band and I only bought the record because the band were on the Elektra label from the early 70s. And, like I have said, I will give anything … Continue reading

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ARLO GUTHRIE – Washington County – (Reprise) – 1970

"Washington County" is Arlo's fourth album and third studio album. Arlo had already proven himself as a voice separate to that of his father, folk legend Woody Guthrie. Here at the age of 23, at the dawn of the 1970s … Continue reading

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BREWER & SHIPLEY – Weeds – (Kama Sutra) – 1969

If you only have a cursory knowledge of Brewer and Shipley or only know there one hit, "One Toke Over the Line" check out my other comments on them especially the last one on the "Shake off the Demon" album. … Continue reading

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DR HOOK – Dr Hook and the Medicine Show – (CBS) – 1972

This is first album from Dr Hook and it is both a showcase for them and a vehicle for songwriter Shel Silverstein. Songwriters using band or acts to express their music better, perhaps, than they could themselves is not unusual. … Continue reading

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JONATHAN EDWARDS – Sailboat – (Warner Brothers) – 1977

Jonathan Edwards is one of those folky singer-songwriters who has slipped through the music popularity cracks. At least over here in Australia. In the States he has a career, plays, has a fan base, and even had a hit ("Sunshine", … Continue reading

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ROGER McGUINN & BAND – Roger McGuinn & Band – (Columbia) – 1975

Check my other entries from background on McGuinn if you don't know who he is. You should though! This was McGuinn's third solo album after leaving (or disbanding) The Byrds. It is titled "Roger McGuinn & Band" McGuinn's two first … Continue reading

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THOMAS JEFFERSON KAYE – Thomas Jefferson Kaye – (Dunhill) – 1973

Kaye was one of those music people you come across who was around music and the music business for practically his whole life (here some 40 years) without ever becoming a household name, or even a well known name today … Continue reading

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