Category Archives: Q8

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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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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Eric Carmen – Eric Carmen

This is the debut album from former Raspberries frontman Eric Carmen. Released in November 1975 it peaked at #21 on the Billboard album chart. The album spawned three top 40 hits. ‘All By Myself’ at #2, ‘Never Gonna Fall In Love Again’ … Continue reading

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Billy Preston – Music Is My Life

Released in 1972 ‘Music Is My Life’ is the seventh studio album by Billy Preston and the first he produced himself. It contains his first #1 hit with ‘Will It Go Round In Circles’. I always thought it was Willie. He is backed … Continue reading

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Humble Pie – Smokin’

Released in 1972 Smokin’ was the fifth studio album from Humble Pie and their first after the departure of Peter Frampton. The album charted #6 on the US Billboard 200. Stephen Stills wanders into the session after completing his own recordings in … Continue reading

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Savoy Brown – Jack The Toad

From 1973 ‘Jack The Toad’ was the tenth album released by Savoy Brown. It reached #84 on the US charts. This Q8 cartridge was made available by rockysquirrel and we thank him. Enjoy   CB Allmusic Release: CB084 Source: Q8 Format: … Continue reading

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Buddy Miles Express – Booger Bear

Released in 1973 we have Buddy Miles Express with Booger Bear sourced from a Q8 for your listening pleasure. You can hear both The Electric Flag and Band of Gyspys footprints in this fusion of rock, soul, blues and psychedelia.  Enjoy … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music – An Original Soundtrack Recording

Freebie The popularity of this album is truly amazing. I would be surprised if there is anything that still exist of the original master tapes judging by the number of times this recording has been re-released. It was the biggest selling album in … Continue reading

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The Edgar Winter Group – Shock Treatment

‘Shock Treatment’ was the 4th studio album by Edgar Winter. It produced two charting singles ‘Easy Street’ and ‘River’s Risin”. The album went to #13 on Billboard Pop Albums chart. A respectful follow up to the highly successful ‘They Only Come … Continue reading

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