Monthly Archives: August 2017

Grand Funk – Shinin’ On

  Released in 1974 this was the eighth album from Grand Funk. Shinin’ On was their second LP produced by Todd Rundgren and reached the number five position on Billboard’s 200. The cover of Little Eva’s dance song “The Loco-Motion” … Continue reading

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Al Hirt – The Best of Al Hirt

  This title was the 21st LP from Al Hirt originally released on stereo in 1965. I recall ‘Java’ playing on the radio very frequent during my youth. Back then AM radio did not pigeon hole everything into some demographic … Continue reading

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The Youngbloods – Get Together

  The title song from this album has a good bit of history behind it. This song known as both ‘Get Together’ and ‘Let’s Get Together’ was written by Chet Powers who went by the stage name Dino Valenti. Dino … Continue reading

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David Gates – First

  Released in 1973 this debut from David Gates takes up where Bread left off. The outstanding guitar work is from the hands of the late Larry Knechtel. He was a member of The Wrecking Crew and also a member … Continue reading

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Johnny Russell – Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer

I can’t say how many times I heard the title song while working throughout the south during the 70’s. Lets just say a whole lot. This was playing on the jukebox at every greasy spoon and truckstop I happened across. … Continue reading

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Herbie Hancock – Sextant

  Sourced from a Q8 provided by member joeerand. This was Herbie Hancock’s 11th album and his 1st on Columbia records. Released on March 30, 1973 and recorded at Wally Heider Studios and Different Fur Studios during 1972. Both located … Continue reading

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Christmas With Ronnie Aldrich

freebie Here we have a collection of seasonal standards from Ronnie Aldrich with his two pianos and The London Festival Orchestra. A Phase 4 release on the London label only available in quad on Q4 and Q8 format. This request … Continue reading

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Admiral Presents Christmas In Four Channel Sound

freebie The Captain is happy to offer his first seasonal CB release. The genesis for this release was a request made by blog member Q! Luck afforded locating a sealed copy of this Christmas LP. A flyer insert for a … Continue reading

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Henry Mancini – Mancini Country

  This Q8 provided by OD is offered for your pleasure. Told you I would get to it one day. Here we have Hank doing some country standards as only Mancini can. I really enjoyed this one and hope you … Continue reading

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Syl Johnson – Back For A Taste Of Your Love

  This Q8 was provided by ‘lupineassassin’ for the enjoyment of all blog members. This tape was factory sealed upon delivery however there was some binding of the tape on the reel hub. Therefore this CB release comes with a … Continue reading

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