Tag Archive: Joni Mitchell

HELLO 1967 – GOODBYE 2017: Twenty Great Albums from a monumental year for rock.

TWENTY GREAT ALBUMS from 1967: By now the album had superseded the single as the vehicle through which an artist would most express their visions and true ambition. Few would have predicted the long-player to have travelled so far in such a…
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EVERYONE’S A WINNER – The best twenty albums in the greatest year for rock

1971 – With the demise of The Beatles the previous year, were the Rolling Stones, The Who and Led Zeppelin trying to fill the void or reached a stage they could match the Fabs on their own terms? The Kinks…
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IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR – in 1971 rock music reaches its peak.

Career peaks for Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Joni Mitchell and Rod Stewart – in 1971 popular music reached its high water mark. On a recent flight to Alicante from the UK I read a magazine article making the case for 1966 being…
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MAKE AND MODEL – Twenty Songs About Cars

GOT OUT OF MY CAR – AND INTO THE RECORDING STUDIO………………………   DRIVIN’ – The Kinks; IN MY CAR – Joe Walsh; STUDEBAKER – Warren Zevon; CARS ARE CARS – Paul Simon; TRAFFIC JAM – James Taylor; CAR PHONE –…
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SHOW TIME !! Twenty Great Songs About Touring

  BEEN DOWN THIS ROAD IN SUNSHINE AND IN SNOW…………………….. THE LOAD-OUT – Jackson Browne; HOLIDAY INN – Elton John; TRAVELLIN’ BAND – Creedence Clearwater Revival; TIME OUT – Joe Walsh; IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME KNOW – The…
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LATE IN THE EVENING – Twenty Songs With Tonight In The Title

  THIS NIGHT IS GOING TO LAST FOREVER……………………. WE’VE GOT TONIGHT – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band; TONIGHT – Poco/ TONIGHT – Elton John (Different Songs); TONIGHT I’M YOURS – Rod Stewart; ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT? – Elvis…
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AMERICAN BEAUTY: Ten Great Songs About America – Not Written By Americans

None of these artists were born between the coast of California and the shores of the Delaware Bay – but at some point all were glad to be Living in the USA.  NEIL YOUNG: Out On The Weekend (From the 1972 album…
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