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Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

Satur-debut – KING CRIMSON “IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING”

For many years after its 1970’s heyday progressive rock, or “prog,” was considered a four-letter word among music critics and snobs. Fortunately for us prog-heads we survived the “lean years” … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · 4 Comments

Satur-debut – CHICAGO “CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY”

Over the years I’ve discussed my love of horn sections, Peter Cetera’s voice (in my No Guilt, Just Pleasure post and in the Thirty-Year Thursday series about my favorite albums … Continue reading

March 16, 2019 · 14 Comments

LIVING IN A GLASS HOUSE – You May Be Right, I May Be Crazy

Thirty-nine years ago on this date, March 12, 1980, Billy Joel released his 7th studio album, Glass Houses. Although I already liked some of his music and constantly heard all … Continue reading

March 12, 2019 · 21 Comments

Satur-debut – CROSBY, STILLS & NASH “CROSBY, STILLS & NASH”

I was only 3 years old when Crosby, Stills & Nash released their eponymous debut album in 1969 so I can’t know the excitement that fans felt when these former … Continue reading

March 9, 2019 · 21 Comments

Satur-debut – JEFF BECK “TRUTH”

More than 50 years after its release, Jeff Beck’s 1968 debut album continues to astonish, as much for the 24-year-old guitarist’s impressive technical prowess as for its introduction to the … Continue reading

March 2, 2019 · 20 Comments

Satur-debut – FLEETWOOD MAC “PETER GREEN’S FLEETWOOD MAC”

Seven years before conquering the world in the mid-’70s with a vastly different lineup, Fleetwood Mac was an incredible electric blues band led by Peter Green, a guitar hero who … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · 9 Comments

Satur-debut – THE BAND “MUSIC FROM BIG PINK”

It’s been nearly eight years since I revisited the discography of legendary quintet The Band for a 5-part series. They were only the third artist I wrote about, following Van … Continue reading

February 16, 2019 · 21 Comments

Satur-debut – THE VELVET UNDERGROUND “THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO”

“The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” This statement, or something similar, has long been attributed to musician/producer/synth & ambient … Continue reading

February 9, 2019 · 23 Comments

Satur-debut – THE DOORS “THE DOORS”

This week’s Satur-debut album comes from one of the most unique bands that ever existed, The Doors. Although I’ve never been a mega-fan I do like their music a lot … Continue reading

February 2, 2019 · 31 Comments

Satur-debut – PINK FLOYD “THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN”

This week’s Satur-debut selection comes from Pink Floyd, a band I’ve loved for more than 40 years. Their debut album from 1967 is far removed from anything that came after … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · 36 Comments

Satur-debut – THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE “ARE YOU EXPERIENCED”

Satur-debut continues with an album from one of the (if not THE) most influential guitarists of all time. Released in 1967, it still sounds as jaw-dropping & game-changing as it … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 29 Comments

Satur-debut – LED ZEPPELIN “LED ZEPPELIN”

Welcome to Satur-debut, a new series that focuses on my favorite debut albums. The majority of them were previously included in my Great Out Of The Gate series in 2015, … Continue reading

January 5, 2019 · 54 Comments

I’M ALIVE…AND I MISS YOU (A Blogger’s Lament)

When I wrapped up the Forty Year Friday series on my favorite albums of 1977 back in December 2017, my plan was to take a few months off from blogging. … Continue reading

October 26, 2018 · 27 Comments

EVERYBODY GOES “YEAH, BASH!” – Led Zeppelin’s “Since I’ve Been Loving You (Live)”

Led Zeppelin has been my favorite band for nearly 40 years but I’ve rarely discussed them here because the original intent of this blog was to focus on the lesser-played … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 44 Comments

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