Tag Archives: 1972

ROAD – Road- (Rare Earth) – 1972

Was I ever "really" into 70s hard rock? I was  a kid in the 70s and perhaps too young to appreciate hard rock though it was there on the radio. The first hard rock album I bought was AC/DCs "Back … Continue reading

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JESSE COLIN YOUNG – Together – (Warner Brothers) – 1972

It's hard to put on a finger on why Jesse Colin Young never had a more successful solo career. He had all the right attributes to be a successful singer songwriter in the 70s… He was an ex folkie who … Continue reading

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JOE SOUTH – A Look Inside – (Capitol) – 1972

South should be regarded as a legend. Popular music is filled with has beens, also rans, marginals and others who couldn't juggle music, fame and business. South, had his hits (he won a Grammy) but then burnt out as quickly … Continue reading

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ALBERT HAMMOND – It Never Rains in Southern California – (CBS) – 1972

Hammond again. Check out my other comments for Hammond detail. I came relatively late to Hammond so there are a few albums to listen too but there is no hesitation because they are a joys, of variable proportions. Hammond is … Continue reading

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P.F. SLOAN – Raised on Records – (Mums) – 1972

P.F. Sloan is one of those minor legends in rock music. He is well regarded by his peers, has a devoted small following and he put out some undeniably great (and influential) music during his career. He also was a … Continue reading

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ROWAN BROTHERS – Rowan Brothers – (Columbia) – 1972

I had no knowledge of who the Rowan Brothers were before I bought this. The sleeve looked vaguely “country” so I assumed they were hopefuls hitching their horse to the country rock wagon. Pardner, forgive me for that twee imagery. … Continue reading

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SKIP BATTIN – Skip – (Signpost) – 1972

This is a hard one.   I wasn’t quite expecting this.   I know Skip Battin (with, and without Kim Fowley) contributed some quirky songs to the late Byrds when Skip played bass for them but I still thought I … Continue reading

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DAVID CASSIDY – Cherish – (Bell) – 1972

David Cassidy has become one of my guilty pleasures.  I loved the Partridge Family as a kid but I thought I had outgrown it when I became a teen.   I probably had but as the years passed I found … Continue reading

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DENNIS LAMBERT – Bags & Things – (Probe) – 1972

I hate records where the track listing on the back doesn’t match the running order.   I had no knowledge about Lambert and maybe you don’t either, unless you are a Filipino. The guy is a bona fide pop superstar … Continue reading

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THOMAS & RICHARD FROST – Self Titled – (MCA) – 1972

For all of you musician friends of mine who think you have missed the boat and don’t know why – check out (below) the music bio to these guys.   These two brothers could not catch a wave, try as … Continue reading

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