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Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

Satur-debut – THE CARS “THE CARS”

If The Cars had never released another album beyond their 1978 eponymous debut they would likely still be a legendary band thanks to the six radio standards included here, all … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · 21 Comments

Satur-debut – TELEVISION “MARQUEE MOON”

Television was the first artist to get a B-Sides The Point feature at KamerTunesBlog, as their brief 3-album discography didn’t warrant a multi-part series as I had done with previous … Continue reading

July 13, 2019 · 8 Comments

Satur-debut – TALKING HEADS “TALKING HEADS: 77”

Talking Heads were not a pivotal band for me during my high school years when they were at the peak of their popularity, but I always enjoyed some of their … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · 10 Comments

Satur-debut – CHEAP TRICK “CHEAP TRICK”

Cheap Trick didn’t hit the big time until 1979 when the At Budokan concert recording became a multi-platinum success. Of the three studio albums in their discography at the time, … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 20 Comments

Satur-debut – BOSTON “BOSTON”

In the history of recorded music there aren’t many albums where every song has received significant airplay. From Frank Sinatra to The Beatles to Fleetwood Mac to Michael Jackson and … Continue reading

June 22, 2019 · 26 Comments

Satur-debut – BAD COMPANY “BAD COMPANY”

Most artists are lucky if they release one top-to-bottom classic throughout their career, yet Bad Company managed that feat on their first album. With four tracks that have become rock … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · 27 Comments

Satur-debut – TOM WAITS “CLOSING TIME”

When I began my 7-part series on Tom Waits’ discography back in 2012, I explained that I wasn’t always a fan and how I once asked a friend, “Does anybody … Continue reading

June 8, 2019 · 19 Comments

Satur-debut – BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN “GREETINGS FROM ASBURY PARK, N.J. “

I’ve been a Bruce Springsteen fan for four decades and, although there’s a lot to like on every album he’s released, his earliest records remain the ones I return to … Continue reading

May 25, 2019 · 34 Comments

Satur-debut – BIG STAR “#1 RECORD”

Seven years ago I dedicated a B-Sides The Point post to Big Star, who I described as “a short-lived but hugely influential Memphis-based band from the early 1970s, formed on … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · 14 Comments

Satur-debut – DAVID CROSBY “IF I COULD ONLY REMEMBER MY NAME…”

David Crosby’s name has appeared at KamerTunesBlog numerous times. Although his work with The Byrds hasn’t come up, his collaborations with Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young have been … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 10 Comments

Satur-debut – THE MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA “THE INNER MOUNTING FLAME”

Numerous jazz/rock-fusion giants roamed & conquered the earth in the first half of the ’70s, none with more immense power than the mighty Mahavishnu Orchestra. Right from the start they … Continue reading

April 27, 2019 · 11 Comments

Satur-debut – BLACK SABBATH “BLACK SABBATH”

For nearly two months in 2012 I dove into Black Sabbath’s complete discography a few albums at a time, and wrote about the head-banging, brain-melting experience in a 7-part series. … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · 12 Comments

Satur-debut – THE STOOGES “THE STOOGES”

It’s no secret that I’ve never been much of a punk rock fan. I do enjoy certain punk artists & albums but I don’t tend to play them too often. … Continue reading

April 13, 2019 · 15 Comments

Satur-debut – SANTANA “SANTANA”

Few bands have appeared as full-formed and wholly unique as Santana. Although their now-legendary namesake guitarist gets all the attention, his fellow musicians were equally vital to the Santana sound, … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · 8 Comments

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