Category Archives: Jazz Rock Fusion

COLOURS – Atmosphere – (Dot) – 1969

This one has been banging around my “maybe” pile for quite some time. I listened to it some time ago and I quite liked it but thought I might need the shelving space for something else. The first album with … Continue reading

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THE SONS OF CHAMPLIN – A Circle Filled With Love – (Ariola) – 1976

I commented on another Sons of Champlin album quite some time ago, "The Sons – Follow Your Heart – (Capitol) – 1971". As was my habit then the background was sketchy. I've gone for more padding since then… The Sons … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM – Colosseum – (Fontana) – 1969

aka  "Those Who Are About To Die Salute You". Jazz-rock English style, or rather, as someone suggests somewhere, "rock jazz". Either way I approach this with trepidation. For someone who had a resistance to jazz, or at least certain forms … Continue reading

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THE RASCALS – Search and Nearness – (Atlantic) – 1971

  Where would we be without the internet? Surely richer, maybe wiser, arguably happier but certainly without "obscure-ish" records like this Rascals one. I, like many people outside the US (and probably many within the US), know and love The … Continue reading

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UPP – Self Titled – (Epic) – 1975

I had no idea who this band was when I inserted hand in pocket looking for that elusive $1 coin.   Allmusic has very little on them though luckily some punter is into them enough (or into their "producer") to … Continue reading

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SEATRAIN – Self Titled – (Capitol) – 1970

what Frank is listening to #13 – SEATRAIN – Self Titled – (Capitol) – 1970 I didn't know what to make of this when I found it .   I liked the cover, where the band look a less hairy … Continue reading

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THE SONS – Follow Your Heart – (Capitol) – 1971

what Frank is listening to #7 – THE SONS – Follow Your Heart – (Capitol) – 1971 Initially I couldn't find anything on "The Sons" and that's because they tend to be listed under their original name "The Sons of … Continue reading

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