Turning the Tide
An array of photos and writings from the past to sometime near now.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Gene McDaniels-Natural Juices
While most recognized for his 1961’s #3 hit record “A Hundred Pounds of Clay,” Gene McDaniels had a long and extensive career as a...
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Favorites Recordings & Music Reads from 2019
Doorbells- S/T SOLEIL- Lollipop Sixteen Tetsuko- I Love You The Resonars- No Exit The Ugly Beats- Stars Align Rock Juice- Drink Al...
The Cats!: Volume 1: On the Bandstand of Life with Master Musicians by Jake Feinberg
Along with his gale-force enthusiasm, Feinberg has an intimate understanding of the music he covers and demonstrates his intuitive sense...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Various – Cumbia Beat Vol. 1 (Experimental Guitar-Driven Tropical Sounds From Perú 1966/1976)
During the prolonged summer here in the Arizona low desert, I share the local tendency to yearn for cooler weather, yet once it finally ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Morning Glory-Two Suns Worth
While on the surface, it appears like this is Fontana Records’ last ditch effort to stake their claim on West Coast hippie trip, Mornin...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Nobody's Children/Savage Rose: '66-'68 Notre Dame & South Bend Sounds
Last summer, I came across an amazing 1967 color photo of Savage Rose on the U. of Notre Dame Class of 1969 blog . As a Notre Dame graduate...
Monday, July 08, 2019
Joe & Mike Nolte-Joe 'N' Mike
The recording made it across the Mohave and Sonoran Deserts the other 110 degree day and I have to declare this is one of the finest in t...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Gilberto with Turrentine
For years I have enjoyed The Astrud Gilberto Album ever since finding it for a buck in dusty Quartzsite, AZ. Last fall, I gave Stanley T...
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