Archive for March, 2013

The opening title track from 1970’s second album by Atomic Rooster. Death Walks Behind You, was written by Vincent Crane keyboards and John Du Cann vocals and guitar, Paul Hammond drums, completed the line-up.

Just A Little Communication the closing song on 1973’s Communication, the third album by Hookfoot was written by Caleb Quaye. Hookfoot were Caleb Quaye vocals, guitar, piano. Ian Duck vocals, guitar, harmonica, Roger Pope drums, David Glover bass (replaced by Fred Gandy after the release of the second album.

Hawkwind – Hurry On Sundown

Posted: March 29, 2013 in Music, Rock
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Hawkwind’s self-titled first album released in 1970 opened with Hurry On Sundown credited to Dave Brock originally, but later releases credit the tracks to Brock/Hawkwind. It is quite different to their later albums, being more of a folky/jam album as opposed to the more electric riffy space rock that Hawkwind are more renowned for. The line-up on the album were Dave Brock vocals, guitar & keyboards, Nik Turner saxophone, flute & vocals, Huw Lloyd-Langton guitar & vocals, John A. Harrison bass & vocals, Dik Mik synthesizer, Terry Ollis drums.

Spooky Tooth – The Mirror

Posted: March 28, 2013 in Music, Rock
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The Mirror from the 1974 album of the same name by Spooky Tooth. At the time of this recording they were Gary Wright vocals & keyboards, Mick Jones guitars, Mike Patto vocals, keyboards & percussion, Mike Kellie drums, Val Burke vocals & bass.

The title track from the Steve Miller Band’s ninth album, 1976’s Fly Like An Eagle, was also released in a version with a shorter timing as a single. Written by Steve Miller, the song featured the core band on the album, Steve Miller vocals & guitar, Lonnie Turner bass, Gary Mallaber drums plus additional musician Joachim Young organ.

The title track from Lenny Kravitz’s third album, 1993’s Are You Gonna Go My Way (Note: there was no question mark used), was written by Lenny Kravitz and Craig Ross and also released as a single. The album reached #1 in the Uk and the single peaked at #4 in the charts. The band were Lenny Kravitz vocals and guitar, Craig Ross guitar, Tony Breit bass, Cindy Blackman drums.

Frank Zappa – Inca Roads

Posted: March 25, 2013 in Music, Rock
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From the 1975 album One Size Fits All the opening track Inca Roads features George Duke lead vocals & keyboards, Ruth Underwood marimba, Chester Thompson drums, Tom Fowler bass, Napoleon Murphy Brock woodwind & backing vocals and Frank Zappa backing vocals & guitar, including an excellent guitar solo.

The third album from Delaney & Bonnie 1970’s On Tour With Eric Clapton featured Comin’ Home which was also released as a single.

Pentangle – Light Flight

Posted: March 23, 2013 in Folk-rock, Music
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Pentangle released their third album Basket Of Light in 1969. Side one’s opening track Light Flight, also released as a single in 1970,  was used as the title music for the BBC series Take Three Girls. Pentangle were Jacqui McShee vocals, John Renbourn guitar & vocals, Bert Jansch guitar & vocals, Danny Thompson double bass, and Terry Cox drums.

Van der Graaf Generator released their fourth album Pawn Hearts in 1971, side one opened with Lemmings (including COG), written by Peter Hammill the singer with the band.