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Survey Says….

Offered for your perusal are the results from the September 16th survey ‘What Do You Think About It?’. I want to thank all those who participated and took the time to answer the questions. How would you describe your visits … Continue reading

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Paul Kantner Grace Slick – Sunfighter

freebie Recorded at Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco and distributed by RCA ‘Sunfighter’ was the second album released on Jefferson Airplane’s own vanity label Grunt . ‘Bark’ being the first release in September followed by ‘Sunfighter’ in November and … Continue reading

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Helen Reddy – Long Hard Climb

  Released by Capitol in 1973 ‘Long Hard Climb’ stayed on the charts for fourty-three weeks and peaked at number eight. Two singles were released ‘Delta Dawn’ which reached number one and ‘Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)’ which peaked … Continue reading

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Poco – Seven

  Recorded at RCA studios in Hollywood and released in 1974 ‘Seven’ is the sixth studio album by Poco and seventh overall when including their live album Deliverin’. It is their first album released after the departure of founding member … Continue reading

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Grand Funk – We’re An American Band

Released in 1973 ‘We’re An American Band’ was Grand Funk’s seventh studio album and the first produced by Todd Rundgren. The LP was certified gold a little over a month after release and contained two hit singles ‘We’re An American … Continue reading

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September 2017 Review

Greetings fellow quad enthusiast. I would like to offer you, the members of this group, a monthly review of activity here on Captain Beyond’s Quadraphonic Wormhole. Hopefully this will provide insight to what was most popular for the month and … Continue reading

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Carpenters – Close To You

Carpenters second studio album ‘Close To You’ was released in 1970 on A&M records. The LP peaked at #2 on Billboard’s album chart. Their breakthrough hit ‘(They Long to Be) Close to You’, written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, … Continue reading

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What Do You Think About It?

Captain Beyond’s Quadraphonic Wormhole celebrated its one year anniversary last month on the 25th.  At that time I considered releasing a ‘State of the Blog’ report. However I would like to get some feedback from you folks first. Please take … Continue reading

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Jimmy Witherspoon – Love Is a Five Letter Word

That’s funny…  I thought love was just a four letter word…   Jimmy Witherspoon’s career spanned six decades from the 1940’s through the 1990’s. His style of blues was known then as ‘blues shouter’. His first big hit was ‘Ain’t … Continue reading

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Shirley Bassey – Never, Never, Never

  Released in 1973 during her career revival ‘Never, Never, Never’ was Shirley Bassey’s 18th album. It peaked at #10 on the Billboard top 200 and earned a silver disc. The single ‘Never, Never, Never’ placed on three US charts … Continue reading

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