….the Rolling Stones began a four week run at the top of the US singles charts with I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction), I couldn’t find a clip of them performing the song in the US in ’64 but did find this appearance on the Mike Douglas Show – incredibly this is 52 years ago!!
Dick’s Picks: Have a blast on this 1970 proto-prog LP from a super-obscure British combo that featured Cliff ‘Rebel Rouser’ Bennett, two soon-to-be Uriah Heap members and ex-Jethro Tull bass man John Glassock …. Toe Fat Bizarrely this late ‘60s British proto-prog rock outfit were fronted by Cliff Bennett who, by […read more…]
We just love these… The small, New York-based design company Symbol Audio manufactures hi-fi consoles in the style of those from the 1950s and 1960s, combining both analogue and digital sound… Progress doesn’t necessarily mean better quality – take digital music, for example. We accept poor sound, cheap-looking plastic speakers, […read more…]
Dick’s Picks: This week ‘da vinyl boss has chosen a subject dear to his heart; throwing a spotlight on a lesser known work in the Zappa oeuvre; the 1996 ‘A Memorial Tribute’ CD….. This CD is kind of sad, kind of scary & kind of amazing, all in one. It’s […read more…]