Category Archives: Q8

London Festival Brass Ensemble – The Magic of Christmas

freebie Tis the season to be jolly…….   With each holiday season it becomes a bit more difficult to locate quadraphonic Christmas music that has not been offered before. This past year the Captain was lucky enough to acquire this title … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Jose Feliciano – Fireworks

Released in 1970 ‘Fireworks’ stayed on the charts for twenty weeks and peaked at fifty-seven. This release contains five Lennon/McCartney songs with two of those being instrumentals. My track pick for this album is the Dale Hawkins tune ‘Susie-Q’ with … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tammy Wynette and George Jones – We Go Together

Duet from the latin duo means two. So with that thought in mind I present for your listening pleasure a second duet to complete the pair. Released in 1971 on Epic records ‘We Go Together’ was the first duet album … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton – We Found It

Recorded at RCA Studio B in Nashville and released in 1973 ‘We Found It’ was the ninth duet album by this country music duo.  It peaked at number twenty on the US country album chart and the single ‘We Found … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gordon Lightfoot – Sundown

  Released in 1974 on Reprise records this was Gordon Lightfoot’s tenth album and his most successful commercially . It reached number one in the US on the pop chart. The album marked the pinnacle of Lightfoot’s acoustic folk-country blend before he … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged | 1 Comment

The Mystic Moods – Clear Light

Brad Miller, the creator of The Mystic Moods Orchestra, was devoted to capturing sound as accurately as possible, and was particularly inspired by the sounds of railroads and nature. Miller formed the Mobile Fidelity Records label to release his recordings … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged | 2 Comments

Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass – Whipped Cream & Other Delights

Released in 1965 on A&M records the fourth album from Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass was a monumental hit. A snapshot of the 60’s would be incomplete without its inclusion. The album sold over six million copies and peaked … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged | 2 Comments

Love Story – Original Soundtrack

Ah ‘Love Story’ what can I say…    where do I begin? The whole phenomena that sprang from this 1970 movie and especially the music permeated the conscience of an entire generation. If you were alive then you should recall … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Dave Mason – Dave Mason

Released in 1974 by CBS ‘Dave Mason’ was the fifth solo album from former Traffic member Dave Mason. It peaked at twenty-five on Billboard’s Pop Album chart. Mason covers Dylan’s ‘All Along The Watchtower’ on this release. Many artist have … Continue reading

Posted in Q8 | Tagged | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Q8 | Tagged , | 4 Comments