Monthly Archives: May 2011

Time Machine 1971

5-16-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of May 17, 1971 Caught my eye: ATOMIC ROOSTER – Death Walks Behind You (Elektra EKS-74094) (LP/CD) BEGGAR’S OPERA – Act One (Verve V6-5080) (CD) MIKE HERON – Smiling Men With … Continue reading

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Lou Donaldson – “Blues Walk”

5-12-11 Lou Donaldson – “Blues Walk” I did not come to jazz really until the 1970’s; that’s when I first heard many classic LP’s on Blue Note – some as “only in Japan” re-releases.  Hard to believe, but Capitol USA … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lists

5-11-11 Top 10 Lists A while back, it seemed like the world’s music magazines were going “Top 10” crazy – well, some of them made a Top 100 etc. Rolling Stone – from the “100 Greatest Records of All Time” … Continue reading

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Spike Jones

5-10-11 Spike Jones 45’s For the last year or so, I’ve been searching for Spike Jones RCA 45’s at shops and swap meets – and friends have helped out, too.  I have a basic discography of Spike Jones, but – … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1971

5-9-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of May 10, 1971 Caught my eye: BEAVER & KRAUSE – Gandharva (Warner 1909) (CD) FAIR WEATHER – Beginning From An End (Neon NE 1) (LP) HOLY MODAL ROUNDERS – self-titled … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull

5-5-11 Jethro Tull Nothing like observing Cinco de Mayo with a short dissertation on Ian Anderson & Company: Jethro Tull. Without a doubt, the first place I ever heard / heard of Jethro Tull was on one of te first … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople (CBS era)

5-4-11 Mott The Hoople (CBS era) Can you say transmogrification?  How did Mott The Hoople become David Bowie?  Of no matter – but it clearly saved their collective bacon! Ah, the glam rock era of Mott The Hoople! CD                ALL … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople (Island era)

5-3-11 Mott The Hoople (Island era) Never quite sure where the name came from at the time, I was always intrigued by the name Mott The Hoople (Yes, I know it comes from a popular novel).  I was definitely looking … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1971 – Strange Days (#3)

5-2-11 Time Machine 1971 #3 (Strange Days) I will be writing a lot about 1971 this year, as it’s the 40th anniversary of 1971.  “Strange Days” magazine in Japan also writes a “Time Machine” column, and that’s what today’s list … Continue reading

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