Tag Archives: music of the 1970’s
As I awoke this morning, one of the first thoughts of the new day was that I forgot to add this song to the “Storm preparedness” list yesterday. Why I woke up thinking about the blog? I do not know. … Continue reading
. . . ‘cuz it’s coming your way” I’m keeping in tune with today’s “storm” theme. From 1974. I remember talking my parents into buying this album as a Christmas present and I listened to it again and again and … Continue reading
I first heard this song while a freshman in college back in 1978 on the live, “Compleat Tom Paxton album. One might say this is a song meant to be sung on a Saturday evening. I have rarely never been … Continue reading
Glen was the first influence that moved me to want to play the guitar. I had to get an Ovation guitar because Glen played them and did finally did back in 2002. It’s one I’ll never sell. He died today, … Continue reading
I was noodling around tonight and started playing this song for the first time in probably over 20 years. If I recall, I was in 7th grade when this #1 hit came out. The Rolling Stones, 1973, from the … Continue reading
Here’s one for us old timers…a live version of a song from Robin Trower’s second record. What were you listening to in 1974? Trower puts on a clinic, using the neck pick-up only. (Guitarists will understand) What a great … Continue reading
Who remembers Jim Croce? I’ve never forgotten. Jim died when I was thirteen, but I remember the day and where I was when we heard the news….8th grade library period, the morning of Friday September 21, 1973. I was an … Continue reading
What a great duo Jim Croce and Maury Muehleisen were. Forty-one years later….I must be getting old….. twelve at the time. I wish I was his best ol’ ex-friend. The story behind operator. May he rest in peace.
From 1976…. and I have an original copy of the vinyl LP. Sound like anyone you know? Lyrics: You know I love that organic cooking I always ask for more And they call me Mr. Natural On down to the … Continue reading
You can tell it is ZZ Top from the first note. I had the Tejas 8-Track in the Pontiac….. Those were the days.