"This was great. I saw Leon last summer (2012) at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis and he ran thru the songs like he had a train to catch, very disappointing. Way different than when I saw him do stadium shows in 1973. The show he…"
"The tune that affected me most was "From The Bottle To The Bottom" When he sings about going to the bottom "Stool by Stool" I know just what he meant. And I've never forgiven him for taking Rita Coolidge off the…"
" When I was in California last year, I took a long drive from L.A. to San Francisco and out over the mountains and back South to Bakersfield and into the Mojave Desert. I was thinking these were the same roads Gram and his bands would've…"
"I don't know why some artists even include liner notes when they are printed in dark ink on dark backgrounds and are illegible. Remember the great big lyric sheet the Beatles included with the WHITE ALBUM, not to mention the cool photos."
"Please don't forget that the great and gorgeous RITA COOLIDGE was also in the movie showing off her part Cherokee looks and hair to great effect. Ahhh, the DELTA LADY indeed -- what a crush I had on her when I was 17 and saw this in the…"
"Having seen Thin Lizzie several times back in the day, they had a proclivity for inviting very young girls (potential groupies) back stage. After witnessing this I forever after always heard those lyrics as "There's going to be JAIL BAIT…"
"When I moved to Minneapolis from New Jersey 5 years ago I thought my proximity to Manhattan and access to all the great music the Big Apple has to offer could never be replaced. I couldn 't have been more wrong. For a city of 350,ooo( and oh…"
"wow- thanks for the memory of SEATRAIN. I first saw them at THE FILLMORE EAST in 1970 or 71. They and a group from Hoboken, NJ called INSECT TRUST opened up that night for FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS, which included Flo and Eddie. What a show for…"
"Try "Delaney & Bonnie And Friends On Tour With Eric Clapton" recorded live in England. All the great players from Joe Cocker's "Mad Dogs & Englishmen" Tour and the core of Leon Russell's early albums are…"
"I haven't visited this thread in a while. Just got done listening to a mix CD of JIMMY LaFAVE songs. Absolutely no one around can "CRY" a song like he can. Don't believe me? Try a listen of "When I See You Again"…"
"Just picked up "DO WRONG RIGHT" by THE DEVIL MAKES THREE. Great tunes including "Working Man's Blues" and version of Elvis Costello's "Cheap Reward" Another great album I am revisiting is JEFF FINLIN's…"
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