OK, so I’ve got to 100 or so, two years so far, I believe, I’m going to need a system. You may recall I’m o..
Nice 60s music but I really need some Dylan or Led Zeppelin into get my daily routine back up to speed.
However, after a break, I’m back. And with soulful sounds and a Motown vibe this is just the way to get back into the history of albums
The 4th Album following the excellent 5th Dimension which continues the inclusion of psych rock and weird effects into their folk rock roots. The electrification begins at the start with ‘So you want to be a Rock n Roll star’
Really like this classic album that needs, in my view, to be turned up to ’11’. With such simplicity in the recording, with todays modern ears, I think there is more to be taken from this album, my solution is to turn it up
This is a wonderful return to the 1001 journey. Frank Sinatra, now in a slight decline in his prolific career has never sounded better
I didn’t really enjoy this when I first reviewed it and it doesn’t do a great deal for me now! 4.7 seems about right now, as it did then. This is what I wrote when I started out on this journey….
Sweet openings in ‘Sunday Morning’, grungy rock in ‘I’m waiting for the man’, and ill fitting vocals from Nico start off this most iconic of records
I’m quite a fan of Pink Floyd’s middle and later (not latest!) stuff (Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Final Cut, etc.) so I’m interested to hear Syd Barret’s influence on the formative years of such a dynastic band
In a heavily psychedelic departure from the Blues, Cream (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker) produce some excellent tracks as they seek to break free from the traditions of Blues and Rock n Roll