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Everything posted by Futtocks

  1. In a record shop in Whitby today, I got: Mavis Staples - Have a little Faith Archie Roach - Looking for Butterboy Holger Czukay - Time and Tide
  2. I've been given Herbie Hancock's 'River' album. Joni Mitchell songs, interpretated by HH, with the help of, among others, Leonard Cohen, Tina Turner, Norah Jones and Joni herself. First two songs rather good, BTW, with Tina Turner stepping out of her usual persona to relax and stretch out with 'Edith and the Kingpin'. I'll report back when I get my head round the rest of it.
  3. Kinky Friedman - Sold American DJ QBert - Wave Twisters Van der Graaf Generator - Trisector
  4. Latest stuff from http://www.bigozine2.com/ Jaco Pastorius - From Paris To New York (feat. Jimmy Page) Grateful Dead with John Fogerty and Neil Young - Dead Moon Rising Elton John - Christmas Party 1974 Jane Birkin - Aung San Suu Kyi Jack Bruce - Jack Bruce meets the BBC Big Band Hossein Alizadeh & Madjid Khaladj - In The Netherlands Ilham Al Madfai - Cafe Khuttar Kronos Quartet & Alim Qasimov Ensemble - Ramadan Nights Jeff Beck & Stanley Clarke - Japan 1978 Don Cherry - Frankfurt 1968 Chris Stamey - A Stamey Christmas Blood, Sweat & Tears - Bottom Line 1977 Brian Eno - Music For Glitterbug Van Der Graaf Generator - The Killer Lives Police - Melbourne 1981 Led Zeppelin - Orlando 1971 Slow Music* - Largo 2006 *Improvised stuff, featuring the likes of Peter Buck, Robert Fripp & Hector Zazou
  5. Oh God, days to go 'til Christmas, and that X Factor bint's karaoke 'Hollerlujah' is already boiling my p!ss.
  6. This week's freebies from http://www.bigozine2.com/ are pretty damn good. Grateful Dead - So Many Roads Outtakes Jimi Hendrix - Complete KPFA Radio Special Vol 5 Led Zeppelin - Long Beach 1975 Jack Bruce And Friends - Fillmore East 1970 Lou Reed - Los Angeles 1976 Jimi Hendrix - Complete KPFA Radio Special Vol 4 Led Zeppelin - Uniondale 1975 Joni Mitchell - Paris 1972 Wings - Venus And Mars Outtakes Eric Clapton - Buddy Holly Tribute Patti Smith - Stockholm 1976 Eric Clapton - Orchestra Night 1990 Ornette Coleman - New York 2006 Stooges - New Orleans 2003 Susheela Raman - France 2007 Peter Tosh - Equal Rights Demos
  7. Mofro - Blackwater. Earthy, funky stuff. Bebo Gonzales - Cuban Dance Party. Exactly what the title suggests.
  8. A four-volume Jimi Hendrixtravaganza available as a free download from Big O
  9. Ry Cooder - Chavez Ravine. The best tracks on this album are up there with his all-time finest moments.
  10. Or you could just get this album... Not volume 1 or volume 2, but the mighty THIRD album!
  11. Great news! The guy who's been digitising his collection of 78s is back online! http://78records.cdbpdx.com/ and click on the link where it says "CLICK HERE for temporary access to the main music page."
  12. I dug out my copy of their first album recently, but the cod-Jamaican accents grated more than I remembered.
  13. Actually, it's rather good. And in the sleeve notes they point out that they took care to make sure that their version synchronises with 'The Wizard of Oz', just like the original.
  14. Yep, the Big O bods sure love their Neil Young. And Pink Floyd. Okay, 'shuffle' engaged on Windows Media Player and... The Zombies - Care of Cell 44 Elvis Costello - Oliver's Army Messer Chups - Devil Exit from Fashion The Nits - Yksi Kaksi Kolme Allen Toussaint - Whirlaway Suzanne Vega - If you were in my Movie Lemon Jelly - Return to Patagonia Mel & Tim - Backfield in Motion
  15. Track 6: Bunny Sigler - Theme from 'Five Fingers of Death' is seriously mental.
  16. Just arrived in the post... Conquer the World: the lost Soul of Philadelphia International records.
  17. From the same site, Joni Mitchell - The Seeding of Summer Lawns. Demos for The Hissing Of Summer Lawns, in simpler arrangements and interestingly different.
  18. Free to download - a 1977 episode of 'Midnight Special' Tracklisting: 01.Intro 02.Queen Of The Silver Dollar - Emmylou Harris with Little Feat 03.Dixie Chicken - Little Feat with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jesse Winchester 04.Runaway - Bonnie Raitt with Norton Buffalo 05.Rhumba Man - Jesse Winchester 06.Like A Hurricane - Neil Young 07.Old Folks Boogie - Little Feat 08.I Can't Stand Up Alone - Jesse Winchester with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt 09.Birdland - Weather Report 10.Home - Bonnie Raitt 11.Nothing But A Breeze - Jesse Winchester with Emmylou Harris 12.Rocket In My Pocket - Little Feat 13.My Songbird - Emmylou Harris 14.Sugar Mama - Bonnie Raitt 15.Rhumba Mama - Weather Report 16.Teen Town - Weather Report 17.Rock And Roll Doctor - Little Feat
  19. NuYorican Soul's self-titled album, followed by Incognita - Tribes, Vibes and Scribes. Good, uplifting stuff that puts a smile on your face.
  20. Like the imminent return of 'I'm sorry, I haven't a Clue' and 'The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy', this just seems all wrong. Haven't heard the album, though, so this is no comment on the music; just the underlying idea.
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