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JOHNNY RIVERS – Blue Suede Shoes – (UA) – 1973

Johnny does a covers album. Well, Johnny was never adverse to covers anyway. Normally, three quarters(or more) of the songs on any of his albums are covers. He wrote, but rarely. What he does is add his “go go” beat … Continue reading

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CHER– Half Breed – (MCA) – 1973

OK, I have to start every Cher comment with something that indicates that I have a sexual fascination with her. Why? Why mention: that, or; why the sexual fascination? The answer is simple; It’s therapy; It’s a teenager thing going … Continue reading

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MELANIE – Garden in the City – (Buddah) – 1973

This is another record I bought at the great University of Queensland record library sell off in 1988. God bless those student union nerds. The student union was controlled by the political left (very moderate left) but never assume that … Continue reading

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BOBBY GOLDSBORO – Summer [The First Time] – (United Artists) – 1973

If you walk into a op shop you are bound to find a Bobby Goldsboro album. Check my other comments on Goldsboro for biographical detail and the usual observation that if you “Walk into a op shop and you are … Continue reading

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DANNY O’KEEFE – Breezy Stories – (Atlantic) – 1973

what Frank is listening to #226 – DANNY O'KEEFE – Breezy Stories – (Atlantic) – 1973 Back in WFILT #97 I said this about Dennis O'Keefe: I discovered him on one of my "who sang the original of the Elvis song" … Continue reading

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ARLO GUTHRIE – Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys – (Reprise) – 1973

what Frank is listening to #225 – ARLO GUTHRIE – Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys – (Reprise) – 1973 This is Arlo's 6th album …   Arlo was a strange cat – the son of the greatest of all folk … Continue reading

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ROGER McGUINN – Roger McGuinn – (Columbia) – 1973

what Frank is listening to #223 – ROGER McGUINN – Roger McGuinn – (Columbia) – 1973 I'm sorry to say I have precious little solo McGuinn material in my collection, whereas I have all the Byrds and a fair smacking … Continue reading

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PHIL EVERLY – Star Spangled Springer – (RCA) – 1973

what Frank is listening to #218 – PHIL EVERLY – Star Spangled Springer – (RCA) – 1973 Read the other posts for details on the Everly Brothers background.   It is safe to say the Everly Brothers were getting on … Continue reading

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JERRY LEE LEWIS – Sometimes A Memory Ain’t Enough – (Mercury) – 1973

what Frank is listening to #210 –  JERRY LEE LEWIS – Sometimes A Memory Ain't Enough – (Mercury) – 1973   The Killer.   I'm not sure where to start with any discussion on Jerry Lee Lewis.   So I'll start … Continue reading

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STRAWBS – Bursting at the Seams – (A&M) – 1973

Sorry to any of you prog folk rockers out there but, I've always been ignorant of the Strawbs … I think I had one of their 60s albums once … but I assumed that punk was invented to do away … Continue reading

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