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John Barleycorn Must Die – Traffic (1970)

“John Barleycorn Must Die is the fourth studio album by English rock band Traffic, released in 1970. … In late 1968, Traffic disbanded, with guitarist Dave Mason leaving the group for the second time prior to the completion of the … Continue reading

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Mel Lyman and the Lyman Family

The Fort Hill Community by Mel Lyman “The material on this site is controversial. Almost all of it is from published sources, but in many cases the accuracy – the truth – of the content has been disputed. Was that … Continue reading

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Motown And Politics: From Dancing To Marching In The Street

“All decades are a period of change, but some change more than others. Motown’s peak era came during the 60s, when even this record company, with a firm eye on the balance sheet, would have been obliged to acknowledge the … Continue reading

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The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete

“The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete is a compilation album of unreleased home recordings made in 1967 by Bob Dylan and the group of musicians that would become The Band, released on Legacy Records November 3, 2014. … Continue reading

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Source: Music of the Avant Garde, 1966-1974

“Source: Music of the Avant-Garde – also known and hereafter referred to as Source Magazine – was an independent, not-for-profit musical and artistic magazine published between 1967 and 1973 by teachers and students of the University of California, Davis, California. … Continue reading

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#12 – “I’d Rather Go Blind” – Etta James (1967)…

“‘I’d Rather Go Blind’ is a blues song written by Ellington Jordan and co-credited to Billy Foster and Etta James. It was first recorded by Etta James in 1967, released in 1968, and has subsequently become regarded as a blues … Continue reading

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Little Stevie Wonder – Fingertips. (Part 2) (1966)

“Fingertips” is a 1963 hit single recorded live by ‘Little’ Stevie Wonder for Motown‘s then Tamla label. Wonder’s first hit single, ‘Fingertips’ was the first live, non-studio recording to reach No.1 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in the United … Continue reading

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