James Taylor – One Man Band (CD) inc. track listing

‘One Man Band features Live Recordings of Taylor’s Greatest Hits. The set list is drawn from Taylor’s recent concerts at the Colonial Theatre in the Berkshires and features new performances from some of the iconic singer/songwriter’s most beloved recordings including “Something in the Way,” “Carolina in my Mind,” and “Fire and Rain,” interspersed with Taylor’s […]

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Never in all my years of playing with stereos have I heard such music – the waves of singers and instruments, tympani’s gone wild – it was a truly remarkable experience

Paul McGowan writes: I’ll continue with the story of the invention of an electronically scalable room but today wanted to tell you about something I’ve been listening to that has me running around the PS offices grabbing whomever I can to come and listen.  One of my readers wrote: “For a real sense of a […]

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Blues At The Fillmore 1968 – 1969 (CD) by Michael Bloomfield With Nick Gravenites And Al Kooper –

“Raven presents Blues at the Fillmore 1968-1969, ten electrifying and rare performances from MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD, NICK GRAVENITES and AL KOOPER, drawn together for the first time on one enthralling release.  This remarkable collection of organic electric blues, with added jazz and modal flavours, highlights Bloomfield’s playing in its full radiant glow. The late, great Bloomfield is […]

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Climax Blues Band – Live At The BBC – Rock Goes To College, 1978 (CD+DVD)

SOURCED FROM THE BBC ARCHIVES. RESTORED CONCERT PERFORMANCE on REGION FREE NTSC DVD:(Audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound). REMASTERED STEREO SOUNDTRACK CD. 16-PAGE BOOKLET WITH AUTHORITATIVE LINER NOTES AND QUOTES FROM DEREK HOLT. The 1970s saw the Climax Blues Band from Stafford accelerate from a highly rated club act to US Top 40 […]

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Roy Budd – “Get Carter” Theme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kMhcf8eyiA “Still one of the finest and beyond a doubt the coolest soundtrack to one of the best British films of all time Roy Budd’s theme from Get Carter is truly kick ass…from the bad ass bass riff to the tablas to the keyboards. The three keyboard instruments are a grand piano (with lots of […]

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Lightnin Hopkins – Texas Blues Giant

  Dave Thomas writes: A 3 disc set. 82 tracks in all. No information other than track listings on my copy – but with a beautiful wood-cut of Lightning on the paper slip-case. (£7.99 from Amazon) Playing these CDs I realised that I’d first heard some of these tracks fifty years ago on the LP […]

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