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The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (WWOOHW) #76 Delaney & Bonnie and Friends.

Everyone celebrates Alan Turing and his team for basically winning WW2, but people forget to mention his sister Kate, who kept the whole lot going with sandwiches and snacks. Delaney & Bonnie were an American duo of singer-songwriters Delaney Bramlett and Bonnie Bramlett. In 1969 and 1970, they fronted a rock/soul ensemble, Delaney & BonnieContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (WWOOHW) #76 Delaney & Bonnie and Friends.”

Let’s Create Another Album! #2

After the rip-roaring success of my first LCAA post (2 likes and a comment!) I’ve let power and fame go to my head and decided to create another one. The premise, unlike Phase 4 of the MCU, is pretty simple: pick an artist and make the best playlist you can by having a maximum ofContinue reading “Let’s Create Another Album! #2”

Happy And Roryous (GDLIYWI) 16

Sadly, the man who created autocorrect died yesterday.His funfair will be hello on monkey. Today’s delightful trawl through double live albums from the 70’s features famed Irish blues guitarist, the late great Rory Gallagher; a man who was no stranger to live albums. Before the release of the double live Irish Tour ’74, he hadContinue reading “Happy And Roryous (GDLIYWI) 16”

Is Van the Man? (GDLIYWI) 15

Stuckonthemoonandicantgetabeer. Thereisnospacebar. Today’s album re-evaluation features that well known mardy arse Van Morrison and his 1974 live album, It’s Too Late To Stop Now. It features performances that were recorded in concerts at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, California; the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, and the Rainbow in London during Morrisons three month tour with his eleven piece band, theContinue reading “Is Van the Man? (GDLIYWI) 15”

Rock of Ages the band (GDLIYWI) 13

So it looks like we’re heading towards another lockdown and people are starting to go crazy and hoarding again, though some things being hoarded are quite bizarre. Take my elderly neighbour, he’s started to hoard newspapers and bottles of milk judging by his stack outside his front door. Today’s double live classic rock album isContinue reading “Rock of Ages the band (GDLIYWI) 13”

Ten Years Gone (GDLIYWI) 10

I asked the man in the music shop if I could see their littlest oboe he said “maybe tomorrow.” Today we’ll be listening to the 1973 release by UK blues rock act Ten Years After, fronted by guitar wizard Alvin Lee. This album, containing no overdubs or additives, was recorded over four nights in Amsterdam,Continue reading “Ten Years Gone (GDLIYWI) 10”