Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Famley Guitar Band – Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Old Oak Tree

This 1st release by “The Famley Guitar Band” is sourced from a Q8 tape. They had six titles offered on Q4 reels and Q8 cartridges. No known vinyl exists. Little information is available about them or these titles either. It … Continue reading

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Gil Evans – The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays The Music of Jimi Hendrix

For your listening pleasure we have a CD-4 album by Canadian jazz composer, conductor and pianist Gil Evans. Released in 1974 this LP features arrangements of songs by Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix was scheduled to record with Gil Evans’ Orchestra but died … Continue reading

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Michael Nesmith & The First National Band – Loose Salute

Released in 1970 ‘Loose Salute’ was the second solo album from Michael Nesmith after leaving The Monkees. It peaked at #59 on the Billboard pop albums chart. The single release ‘Silver Moon’, which is a different mix here, reached #42 … Continue reading

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Aerosmith – Get Your Wings

Aerosmith’s second album ‘Get Your Wings’ was recorded at the Record Plant in New York City between December 1973 and January 1974. Surprisingly it only peaked at #74 on the US Billboard 200 but later of course went 3x platinum. … Continue reading

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