Tag Archives: 1976

STILLS-YOUNG BAND – Long May You Run – (Reprise) – 1976

There was an incestuous scene that was called California country rock.   Good luck to anyone who wants to do a family tree.   David Crosby (ex Byrds), Stephen Stills (ex Buffalo Springfield) , Graham Nash (ex Hollies) were “Crosby … Continue reading

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MICHAEL DINNER – Tom Thumb The Dreamer – (Fantasy) – 1976

Another 1970s singer songwriter.   Clearly there are a million stories out there that need telling.   Dinner put out two albums in the mid 70s, this being the second one. Apart from that there seems to be little information … Continue reading

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ARLO GUTHRIE – Amigo – (Reprise) – 1976

Look to my other entries for detail about Arlo.   I had only heard, comparatively, little of Arlo’s work before, so every new album of his is quite a treat. (Though I actually heard this specific album for the first … Continue reading

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MERLE HAGGARD – My Love Affair with Trains – (Capitol) – 1976

A country album about trains.   Now there is a novel idea.   Just kidding.   From my collection I know Johnny Cash has done an album on trains and so has Hank Snow and there are, I know, many … Continue reading

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JOHN HARTFORD – Mark Twang – (Flying Fish) – 1976

what Frank is listening to #206 – JOHN HARTFORD – Mark Twang – (Flying Fish) – 1976     Those regular readers will know one of my joys is a new John Hartford album. And, I have quite a few … Continue reading

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DWIGHT TWILLEY BAND – Sincerely – (Shelter) – 1976

  OK … I'm a dilettante* but I had never really heard much of Twilley's music before, even though I was aware of him. I found someone on eBay who was selling a batch of his albums cheap so … … Continue reading

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MARY MacGREGOR – Torn Between Two Lovers – (Ariola) – 1976

   what Frank is listening to #44 – MARY MacGREGOR – Torn Between Two Lovers – (Ariola) – 1976    This one is for Marc …   I have seen the odd Mary MacGregor album around over the years but I … Continue reading

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PIPER – Self Titled – (A&M) – 1976

  what Frank is listening to #30 – PIPER – Self Titled – (A&M) – 1976 I put this on (and recall buying it) with some trepidation … Piper were the band that launched Billy Squier. Admittedly I only knew the … Continue reading

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DAVID CASSIDY – Home is where the Heart Is – (RCA) – 1976

 what Frank is listening to #27 – DAVID CASSIDY – Home is where the Heart Is – (RCA) – 1976    At the outset I will say I don't know why David Cassidy gets knocked as much as he does. … Continue reading

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STRAPPS – Self Titled – (Harvest) – 1976

 what Frank is listening to #24 – STRAPPS – Self Titled – (Harvest) – 1976 The art work on the front and back seemed to suggest this was hard rock. The band pic on the back indicated they were English … Continue reading

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