Tag Archives: 1971

PAUL PARRISH – Songs – (Warner Brothers) – 1971

How sensitive to I feel today? I have fears that Paul Parrish is going to be a singer songwriter of the most maudlin kind. Usually,  the piano player ones, for whatever reason,  lean that way. That, combined with the song … Continue reading

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DON NIX – Living By Days – (Elektra) – 1971

Many years ago I got an album "Hobos, Heroes and Street Corner Clowns" in 1986 on a sale and I loved it, well, not all of it, but a lot of it. I bought it because it was from the … Continue reading

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JERRY REED – Ko-Ko Joe – (RCA) – 1971

I love Jerry Reed. His voice and guitar are distinctive and even iconic. He, though, unfairly gets stereotyped as a loud good ol’ boy singer mainly because his big hits (Amos Moses, When You’re Hot You’re Hot etc), were, errr, … Continue reading

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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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JOHNNY RIVERS – Homegrown – (United Artists) – 1971

I have written many comments on this blog about Rivers and his albums. Check them out for biographical detail but especially check out the "Slim Slo Slider" (1970) comment. That album and this one have been joined on a 2fer … Continue reading

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THE SKYLINERS – Once Upon A Time …. – (Kama Sutra) – 1971

The Skyliners were a white American doo-wop group from Pittsburgh. The original line-up was: Jimmy Beaumont (lead), Janet Vogel (soprano), Wally Lester (tenor), Jackie Taylor (bass voice, guitarist), Joe Verscharen (baritone). In 1956 Joe Rock (aged 20), an ABC promotion … 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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DION – Sanctuary – (Warner Brothers) – 1971

Dion is amazing. Of all the rock n rollers of the 50s he has probably come out the best … He is alive, he found internal peace and, musically, he hasn't been trapped by the music that made him famous. … Continue reading

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JOHN SEBASTIAN – The Four of Us – (Reprise) – 1971

Checkout my other blog entry for some detail on why I like John Sebastian. I didn't really link much of a biography on him so for those of you who cant be bothered clicking here in an annotated biography. Wiki[edia: … Continue reading

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JACKIE DeSHANNON – Songs – (Capitol) – 1971

This is another album that I've had a while. It's been kicking around since the late 1980s I think. I had quite a few Jackie DeShannon albums and I was pressed for space and I thought … I've got a … Continue reading

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