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The Band: Music from Big Pink

21 Aug 2017  |  1 min read

Although it might be drawing a long bow to suggest alt.country started about here with this '68 album by The Band (with Bob Dylan within ear-shot), it certainly – along with Dylan's John Wesley Harding of the previous year – made many people think about an older style of music, imagery and songwriting in the heady days of hippiedom. And it came at a time when America... > Read more

The Who: My Generation

14 Aug 2017  |  1 min read

In a classic cover -- bassist John Entwistle sporting the famous Pop Art-referencing "Union Jacket" -- the Who's debut album of '65 captured the youthful energy, anger, self-doubt and generational unity of the moment. There had been a massive socio-cultural shift with the success of the Beatles and all who followed in their wake: London was the centre of popular culture for... > Read more

Chuck Berry; One Dozen Berrys/Rockin' at the Hops/New Juke Box Hits (Vinyl Passion)

6 Aug 2017  |  <1 min read

With only one notable exception – his godawful '72 hit My Ding-A-Ling – nearly all of Chuck Berry's greatest songs came in a rush on the Chess label in a five year period from August '55 when he released Maybellene. This digitally remastered collection of three original albums onto high quality double vinyl includes Sweet Little Sixteen, Reelin' and Rockin', Rock and Roll... > Read more