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DAVID CROSBY & GRAHAM NASH – Wind on the Water – (Polydor) – 1975

Sometimes you get two voices that compliment each other well. And that is the case here despite one being American and the other a Brit. Not coincidentally, despite being from opposite sides of the Atlantic, both came from multi vocal … Continue reading

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MICKEY NEWBURY – Lovers – (Elektra) – 1975

This is a slice of personal country Americana.   As usual Newbury’s lyrics and accompanying music cut deep.   Newbury has a knack for conveying emotions through music, and by that I mean “music” not just lyrics. Like the songwriters … Continue reading

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HARRY NILSSON – Sandman – (RCA) – 1975

  Nilsson is a genius.   That’s a full stop at the end of that line.   That’s not where the one sentence exclamatory lines stop.   Like every genius, Nilsson has put out his shit.   I don’t think … Continue reading

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DR HOOK – Bankrupt – (Capitol) – 1975

We all owned a copy of Dr Hook’s Greatest Hits back in the early 80s.   Didn’t we?   Well, didn’t we?   Honestly.   Come on, tell the truth.   Didn’t we?   It may be an Australian thing … Continue reading

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JERRY REED – Mind Your Love – (RCA) – 1975

what Frank is listening to #217 – JERRY REED – Mind Your Love – (RCA) – 1975   I love Jerry Reed …   His music is always fun and mischievous and indeed his public persona was inexorably entwined with … Continue reading

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GEORGE & GWEN McCRAE – Together – (RCA) – 1975

what Frank is listening to #214 – GEORGE & GWEN McCRAE – Together – (RCA) – 1975   Foxy music for foxy people.   Who's foxy?   I'm foxy.   Are you foxy?   allmusic: Along with wife Gwen McCrae, … Continue reading

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DAVID CASSIDY – The Higher They Climb The Harder They Fall – (RCA) – 1975

Back in "what Frank is listening to #27 – Home is where the Heart Is" I put forward a "defence" of David Cassidy. Refer to that if you wish. This album does nothing to change my defence. Also, refer back to #27 … 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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THE FRANKIE MILLER BAND – The Rock – (Chrysalis) – 1975

I had never heard of Frankie Miller before. I bought the album on the strength of the sleeve which indicated some sort of roots Americana music. It, in fact, is southern soul rock, though done by a Scotsman.   Wikipedia: "Frankie … Continue reading

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SUGARLOAF with Jerry Corbetta – Don’t Call Us – We’ll Call You – (Claridge) – 1975

  Hmmm … I didn't know much about this group (though there are a couple of their albums in the pile behind me).   Sugarloaf – in brief according to allmusic.com:"Best known for their 1970 AM pop classic "Green-Eyed Lady," Sugarloaf … Continue reading

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