Archive for the 'Forgotten albums' Category

The Warner-Reprise Loss Leaders of the 1960s and 1970s – links

Posted by pharland on December 4th, 2009 filed in Forgotten albums

The Warner-Reprise Loss Leaders LPs were inexpensive compilation albums (usually 2 discs) aimed at marketing then up and coming artists on the label (e.g. Joni Mitchell, Arlo Guthrie, Van Morrison, Mothers of Invention, Jethro Tull, Neil Young) alongside the old staples.  By the 1970s, Dr. Demento was behind the compilation and liner work, so they [...]

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Forgotten albums: Shawn Phillip’s Second Contribution (1970)

Posted by pharland on September 6th, 2007 filed in 1970s, Folk Rock, Forgotten albums, Phillips, Shawn, Progressive Rock

Listen while you read: “She was waiting . . . ” (audio snippet) I was browsing through the overload bins at the local record store and came across an intriguing cover with a lone, long-haired guitarist amidst a sea of dried mud. This image caught my attention and I began to wonder whether it was [...]

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