Tag Archives: great music from the 1970’s

Sunday Pipes #62

A Departure. Organ music doesn’t always have to be “religious” or for old people like me. Jon Lord (1941-2012) was an English orchestral and rock composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque … Continue reading

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Flashback (A Must Read)

I came accross this meme earlier today and the picture caught my eye and then I embraced the value of the verse. The picture,  a Phoenix rising from the flames also reminded me of a record album I won at … Continue reading

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Throwing It Back, Pt. 1

Granted, appreciation of music is subjective. Our tastes vary, just like in other aspects of our lives. That being said. . . We al have our own lists of “perfect” albums.  Near the top of my list  is  So What, … Continue reading

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TBT With Poco

Memories from my  younger years often include  Poco music as the soundtrack. This video is from 1972 and we see a very young Timothy B Schmit, famous for his many years with  The Eagles, early in his career, playing bass … Continue reading

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Time Flies, Remember Death?

No, not the well-known motto of the Knights of Columbus (which I have been a proud member of since 1981), but a reference to the fact that it was 50 years ago today, (March 9, 1971) the the Alice Cooper … Continue reading

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Maybe You Never Heard Of Him

This morning, reading the news on my iPad, with my granddaughter on my lap, I learned of the death of Jerry Jeff Walker.  I suppose it is possible that some of my readers have never heard of Walker or the … Continue reading

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Pay Attention Boys & Girls

I came across an article today about Grand Funk Railroad, one of the great stadium acts of the 1970s.  There were lots of interesting facts about the band, most of which I never knew. Here is the link: Grand Funk … Continue reading

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TBT (Throw Back Trower)

It was in 1974 that I first hear the album, Bridge of Sighs, by Robin Trower. Robin Trower isn’t exactly a household word. . . unless you take your guitar playing seriously. Now 74, Trower is very introspective about his … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Opinion

This morning, I woke up with a song on my mind. One that I hadn’t thought about or heard in years.  I recall buying the album at the college bookstore back in 1979 and thought it was one of the … Continue reading

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It’s Not For Me I Ask These Questions

I almost forgot how good this song was. . . one of the first, Great Southern Anthems. There have been few musicians that played off each other as well as the late Hughie Thomasson (Bandanna) and the late Billy Jones … Continue reading

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