Category Archives: 1969

More Japanese Jazz CD’s

5-20-13          More Japanese Jazz CD’s! On 5/20/67 Arthur Conley 45 “Sweet Soul Music” is No. 7 in England.  On 5/20/72 the Lindisfarne 45 “Lady Eleanor” charts at No. 3, when it gets re-issued.  On 5/19/79 Tubeway Army / Gary Numan … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull

4-24-13          Jethro Tull Happy birthday, Glenn Cornick (bassist of Jethro Tull), born 1947. On my recent visit to Seattle, I found a book about Jethro Tull.  I “discovered” them when Warner / Reprise put them at the front of one … Continue reading

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3-28-13 BS&T

3-28-13   Happy birthday, Rufus Thomas!  (Born 1917).  On 3/28/64 The Beatles 45 “Can’t Buy Me Love” charts at No. 1 in England.  On 3/30/85 Godley & Crème 45 “Cry” charts at No. 19 in England.  On 3/29/69, the self-titled … Continue reading

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“Goodbye Cream”

3-14-13          “Goodbye Cream” Happy birthday, Quincy Jones, born 1933.  On 3/15/69, the LP “Goodbye” by Cream charted at No. 1 in England.  And on March 15th:  Happy birthday, Ry Cooder! (Born 1947). “Goodbye Cream” might’ve been my opening into the … Continue reading

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King Crimson

3-13-13          Where does King Crimson derive it’s musical roots? Happy birthday, Neil Sedaka (born 1939).  On 3/13/65 The Rolling Stones 45 “The Last Time” charts at No. 1 in England. So, how do we arrive at King Crimson?  More specifically, … Continue reading

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Japanese Jazz Cd’s

3-4-2013                Japanese Jazz CD’s Nippon Columbia Records in Japan has been issuing some really obscure stuff on CD lately.  Their newest series is called “Dig Deep Columbia”, and it’s mostly Japanese jazz artists…but not entirely. This is the current series: … Continue reading

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The Doors re-mastered

1-28-13          The Doors re-masters January 27th:  Happy birthday, Nick Mason (of The Pink Floyd), born 1945.  On 1/27/73 The Sweet “Blockbuster” 45 and Slade “Slayed?” LP were No. 1 in England; on 1/28/78 Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” LP was No. 1 … Continue reading

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