Category Archives: Psychedelic

JOHNNY RIVERS – Realization – (Imperial) – 1968

I've done Rivers a few times on this blog and I always look forward to his albums. Read the other comments for bio and ravings but, in  brief, I can say that it wasn't always like that. I assumed he … Continue reading

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EMITT RHODES – The American Dream- (A&M) – 1971

By way of biography check what I have said about Emitt Rhodes on this blog in the past and refer to the links below. Emitt Rhodes … one of the great unheralded (though cultishly popular) singers of the 60s and … Continue reading

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SHAWN PHILLIPS – Second Contribution – (A&M) – 1970

I always feel a little dirty when I listen to  hippie music, though I'm not sure what hippie music is. I like Melanie, Brewer & Shipley, Simon & Garfunkel, The Youngbloods, Jefferson Airplane, The Turtles, Donovan, Country Joe, Arlo Guthrie … Continue reading

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SHAWN PHILLIPS – Contribution – (A&M) – 1970

  I’m a late convert to the joys of Shawn Phillips.  Read my other comments on him on this blog. Phillips tended to be associated with "hippie music" and I tended to avoid hippie music in my youth. And even … Continue reading

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REDEYE – Redeye – (Pentagram) – 1971

  I knew very little about this band, and, after consulting the internet I don't know much more.   They do have a wikipedia entry which in toto is: "Redeye was an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. The … Continue reading

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KIM FOWLEY – Outrageous – (Imperial) – 1968

  I do not recollect how I ever heard about Kim Fowley but I have about ten of his albums now. His early ones, however, have eluded me in the past. They would inevitably cost a arm and a leg locally and … Continue reading

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THE ILLUSION – Together (as a way of life) – (Steed) – 1969

You can read up on the Illusion way back in "What Frank is listening to #36". For those who may have "accidentally" deleted the comment rather than saving the same to a folder (and of course backing it up) I … Continue reading

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WILLIE AND THE RED RUBBER BAND – We’re Comin’ Up – (RCA) – 1969

  This has been sitting around my place for many years but I haven't listened to it in quite a while. The jury was out then and it's still out now, though I must admit the band is off the wall … Continue reading

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THE ILLUSION – If It’s So – (Steed) – 1970

 what Frank is listening to #36 – THE ILLUSION – If it's So – (Steed) – 1970 I knew who "The Illusion" were. Years ago I picked up their first album …and I still have it.  I haven't listened to … 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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