Morning Music – “One Day” – Batdorf and Rodney – don’t we wish!

So for today’s morning music I was going to use the Jefferson Airplane’s cover of Fred Neil’s “The Other Side of this Life” but after my half sun salutations and a nice quiet yoga set on the 21 Day Yoga Challenge I thought it didn’t feel quite right! If you want, you can watch it here
Here’s a post I did a while back about the role of Batdorf and Rodney in my musical journey…..

Off the ShelfSo sometime in 1971 or 72, I was walking through the  Graham Area lobby at the University of Florida and two guys were playing guitars and singing. I sat down and listened and was blown away by the songs. When they finished, I asked if the songs were theirs and they said, no they were covering Batdorf and Rodney. Within a matter of days, you know I was at the local record store looking for their album!! What I found was Off the Shelf and that album has been “off the shelf” and on my record player, in my CD player and now on my mp3 player for the last forty years.

As a duo, they only recorded three albums in the 70s before they parted ways. John went on to become a member of the group Silver, who recorded one album and had one hit “Wham Bam” that climbed as high as # 16 on the Billboard Charts.

Since then John Batdorf has recorded albums with James Staley and Michael McClean. In 2006, he produced his first solo album Home Again and since then has produced two more albums Old Man Dreamin’ and One Last Wish. All three are fine albums. In 2008 Batdorf and Rodney reunited for a special on XM Radio that resulted in them recording again, and the result was Still Burnin’ and they still are!!

All of this leads me to today’s mid-morning music, “One Day” from the album Off the Shelf and don’t we all wish that the sentiments expressed in the song, would come true!!

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This Day in Music – Brewer & Shipley’s “One Toke Over the Line” Enters the Charts!!

So on this day in 1971 Brewer & Shipley’s “One Toke Over the Line” entered the charts and eventually spent 14 weeks on the charts, and climbed all the way to # 10 during April 1971 (#5 in Canada). I always knew those Canadians knew good music!! Anyway here’s a post I wrote about Brewer & Shipley a while back and I’ll update it with the fact that at the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City the Spirit of Folk Award. Check it out here! From: July 2012….. Many times artists come into our world spend a little time, while their music because a part of our lives, and then drift away. Many times the thoughts of those artists evoke certain memories of the times and places we were when we listened to their music. One such band or rather duo that fits that description for me is Brewer and Shipley (more at Wikipedia). The duo was a part of my life in my college years and if my memory serves me right I even saw them live at the University of Florida. But since that time, I haven’t heard or thought much about them every once in a while the lyrics of “One Toke Over the Line” creeps onto the iPod in my mind. Somewhere along the way I lost the vinyl for Tarkio Road and I think I had the track of Weeds When I checked out their website today, I see they still are performing and that their début album Down in LA has been released on CD by Cherry Records in the UK. I also see a few albums released after my college years that I’ll have to check out! I know a couple of years ago I checked out Mike Brewer’s release Retro Man and enjoyed it! I also saw some news when I checked their site.  Mike and Scarlett’s house was destroyed when a tornado ripped through Powersite, Mo. in February of this year. You can see the destruction here . They were in the house and made it to th bathroom where they survived!  Mike says they will  eventually rebuild on Scarlett’s mountain! Ok computer just crashed, so let’s wrap it up with some morning music from Brewer & Shipley

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This Date in Music – Feb 19, 1964 – “The Sound of Silence” Comes Together for Paul Simon!

Wednesday Morning

 

Ok so according to This Day in Oldies Music on this date in 1964, Simon & Garfunkel recorded the original version of “The Sound of Silence” But from what I read a Wikipedia on that date the final words to the song came to Paul Simon.

 

 

“The main thing about playing the guitar, though, was that I was able to sit by myself and play and dream. And I was always happy doing that. I used to go off in the bathroom, because the bathroom had tiles, so it was a slight echo chamber. I’d turn on the faucet so that water would run (I like that sound, it’s very soothing to me) and I’d play. In the dark. ‘Hello darkness, my old friend / I’ve come to talk with you again’.”[

After he showed the song to Art Garfunkel they began including it in their folk shows and actually recorded the song on March 10, 1964 for inclusion on their début album Wednesday Morning 3:00 A.M. In the liner notes of the album Garfunkel says this about the song

"'The Sound of Silence' is a major work. We were looking for a song on a larger scale, but this is more than either of us expected.

The album flopped and Simon and Garfunkel parted ways for the first time. Then onThe Sound of Silence

.... June 15, 1965, immediately after the recording session of Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone", Wilson took the original acoustically instrumented track of Simon & Garfunkel's 1964 version, and overdubbed the recording with electric guitar (played by Al Gorgoni and Vinnie Bell), electric bass (Joe Mack), and drums (Buddy Salzman), and released it as a single without consulting Simon or Garfunkel. The lack of consultation with Simon and Garfunkel on Wilson's remix was because, although still contracted to Columbia Records at the time, the musical duo at that time was no longer a "working entity".[3][9][10] Roy Halee was the recording engineer, who, in spirit with the success of The Byrds and their success formula in folk rock, introduced an echo chamber effect into the song.[3] Al Gorgoni later would reflect that this echo effect worked well on the finished recording, but would dislike the electric guitar work they superimposed onto the original acoustic piece  Read More

And as we know the rest is history. Paul Simon along with Bob Dylan made everyone realize that songs could be well beyond simple verses. They could have rel depth and meaning, not just teenage love and heartaches!

So here both versions of “The Sound of Silence” – Yes that’s what he says in the song and the way that Simon refers t the song – not “The Sounds of Silence” which is the album’s title! Anyway, which version do you like best. I vote for A – keep it simple ….and sparse

But B sounds pretty goo,too!
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This Day in Music – Jan 6, 1947 – Sandy Denny was born!

Sandy DennyOn this date in 1947 Sandy Denny was born. In my opinion Sandy had one of the best voices ever and a life that was way too short! Some background from Wikipedia:

Alexandra Elene Maclean “Sandy” Denny (6 January 1947 – 21 April 1978) was an English singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as the lead singer for the folk rock band Fairport Convention. She has been described as “the pre-eminent British folk rock singer”.[1]
After briefly working with British folk band the Strawbs, Denny joined Fairport Convention in 1968, remaining with that band until the end of 1969. She formed the short-lived band Fotheringay in 1970, releasing one album with them (another unreleased album surfaced over thirty years later), before focusing on a solo career. Between 1971 and 1977, Denny released four solo albums: The North Star Grassman and the Ravens, Sandy, Like an Old Fashioned Waltz, and Rendezvous. She is also noted as the only guest vocalist on a Led Zeppelin studio album, when she shared a duet with Robert Plant for “The Battle of Evermore” on Led Zeppelin IV (1971).
Music publications Sunday Express, Uncut and Mojo have each called Denny Britain’s finest female singer-songwriter.[2] Her composition “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” has been recorded by many artists as diverse as Judy Collins, Nina Simone, 10,000 Maniacs and Cat Power.

and the sad part…..

Denny had apparently suffered from substance abuse problems for some time, and by 1977 her addictions were obvious to others.[16] During her pregnancy, she drank and took cocaine.[17] Linda Thompson told The Guardian that shortly after her daughter Georgia’s birth, Denny “was crashing the car and leaving the baby in the pub and all sorts of stuff.”[18] Thompson also noted that the child was born prematurely, yet Denny seemed to have little concern for her new baby.[18]

In late March 1978, while Denny’s husband Trevor Lucas was on one of his “disappearing acts”, on holiday with her parents and baby Georgia in Cornwall, Denny was injured when she fell down a staircase and hit her head on concrete.[17]

 

Following the incident, Denny suffered from intense headaches; a doctor prescribed her the painkiller Distalgesic,[18] a drug known to have fatal side effects when mixed with alcohol.[18] On 1 April, several days after the fall, Denny performed a charity concert at Byfield.[17] On 13 April, concerned with his wife’s erratic behaviour and fearing for his daughter’s safety, Trevor Lucas left the UK and returned to his native Australia with their child, leaving Sandy without telling her.[16][18][19]
On 17 April, Denny collapsed and fell into a coma while at friend Miranda Ward’s home.[17][18] Four days later, she died at Atkinson Morley Hospital in Wimbledon.[20] Her death was ruled to be the result of a traumatic mid-brain haemorrhage and blunt force trauma to her head.[18] Read more 

Several years ago I made the following video for my cousin Marti Griffin. I think that the final version used another song, but Sandy’s song was my initial inspiration. The pictures include pictures of Marti’s mom and dad, my father and my other uncle, Kenny. The question remains, Who does know where the time goes? Sandy we all wish that today we could have wished you a happy 66th birthday in person!!

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Today in Music – Dec 5, 1947 – Happy Birthday, Jim Messina!

Jim Messina So after Buffalo Springfield shattered in 1968 three of the members of the band, Richie Furary, Rusty Young and the fellow whose celebrating his 66th birthday today,(Dec 5th), Jim Messina went on, picked up the pieces and formed one of my wife and my favorite bands Poco. In 1970 after Poco’s first three albums Jim chose to leave the band. At the time, Jim felt that Richie Furay exhibited too much control over the group’s sound. Based the recommendation of Peter Cetera of Chicago, Messina selected guitarist/singer Paul Cotton, a one-time member of the Illinois Speed Press to be his replacement and Jim returned to studio production   Messina joined Columbia Records, as an independent producer. The first artist he was set to produce was Kenny Loggins……

Messina was first introduced to the idea of producing Kenny Loggins in the summer of 1970 while still performing on the road with Poco. Loggins first met with Messina in December 1970 at Messina’s home, where the two recorded a number of Loggins’ compositions in Messina’s living room. Loggins, at the time, was a songwriter for ABC Dunhill and not a performing artist. The songs he presented for his album leaned more toward being a folk artist, a style Messina felt might anchor Loggins in a past trend as opposed to being a part of a future trend.   In the course of deciding how to produce Loggins’ first solo album, Messina met with Clive Davis, then president of Columbia Records. The inexperienced Loggins had no agent, no manager, no business manager, and no prior experience as a performing artist; Messina felt Loggins needed some kind of an edge.   Messina proposed to Davis that he be allowed to sit in with Loggins’ on his first solo album in the same way that jazz artists had done in the past. Loggins also needed more upbeat and diverse material to help him gain appeal as a pop music artist. After reluctantly agreeing, Clive pursued the “Sitting In” concept through to the end.   With music trends moving away from folk, Messina presented Loggins with a number of songs that spilled over from his days with Poco and Buffalo Springfield. He felt Loggins could do both country rock and R&B styles extremely well, especially after hearing Kenny perform “Danny’s Song.” Full Biography 

Loggins and messinaMessina’s “sittin’ in” was a good career move for him and led to major success as a duo!! Now I was all set to play a YouTube video of a reunion show of Poco and a performance of the  group singing a Messina tune “You Better Think Twice”, a song that has always been a favorite of mine, but the video kept freezing at the same point every time I played it. So how about we go “into the night” with a 2011 performance of a Loggins and Messina song “Angry Eyes”: by Jim and his band. And Jim, I hope birthday 66 was a good one!!

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Today in Music – Nov 11, 1941 – Jesse Colin Young was Born – Happy Birthday, Jesse!!

Today we celebrate the birthday of the leader of The Youngbloods and solo artist Jesse Colin Young!  Who was born Perry Miller on November 11, 1941 in New York City. His mother was a violinist and his father an accountant.  From 1969 to 1972 Young recorded four albums with band mates: Jerry Corbitt(guitar), Lowell “Banana” Levinger (keyboard/guitar) ,and Joe Bauer(drums). Obviously, “Get Together ” was their biggest hit! One of my favorite songs of the Youngbloods comes from the album Rock Concert.It’s a Lovely Day”

The Youngbloods – It’s A Lovely Day

Young left the band in 1972 and started his solo career again with th album Together, which appears in my vinyl collection. His cover of “Creole Bell” on that album is a favorite! His next two albums  From Wikipedia:

In September 1973, Jesse released what many critics claim is his solo masterpiece, Song for Juli, which stayed on the Billboard Top 200 chart for nearly a year.

 

It was followed onto the chart by Light Shine in 1974, Songbird in 1975, On the Road in 1975, and Love on the Wing in 1976. Each of those Jesse Colin Young solo albums contained breakthrough tracks from country fusion to jazz fusion to blues rock that received airplay on radio stations across America.

 

During his exploding solo career during the 1970′s, Jesse also continued giving back by helping establish the “No Nukes” movement. Involved from the very beginning, Jesse closed the 1979 “No Nukes” concert and movie joined by legends Jackson Browne, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash singing The Youngblood’s anthem Get Together. You can see this now on Youtube. Full Biography

Song for Juli and Light Shine are my two favorites among his solo releases, with Light Shine being the favorite. Light Shine is a drifting album for me,  you just put it on and “drift” with the great music!!

So Happy Birthday Perry, oh no, Jesse! Thanks for all the great music and your political efforts!  Here’s some morning music,  as Jesse takes us to his “Ridgetop”  Note the line “My taxes are high, but I don’t believe it’s a sin!”

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Today in Music – 1941 – Art Garfunkel is born – Happy Birthday Tom!

Art GrafunkelThe first name that stood out on the list of musicians who were born on today’s date,in 1941 was Art Garfunkel.Art is a Grammy-award winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for being one half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. From Wikipediai: Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones and a People’s Choice Award. Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has earned six Grammys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award.[1] In 1990, he and former musical partner Paul Simon were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Certainly Artie and Paul are music legends whose music for me at least, remains timeless, while at the same time it takes me back to the days of my youth. I could go on and on heaping praise on top of praise on both performers, but I thought why not go to Wikipedia and read Art’s biography with an eye out for things I didn’t know! Now I am sure that most folks know that between 1956 and 1962, the two had performed together as “Tom & Jerry”, occasionally performing at school dances. But did you know that…..

Their idols were The Everly Brothers, whom they imitated in their use of close two-part vocal harmony. In 1957, Simon and Garfunkel recorded the song “Hey, Schoolgirl” under the name Tom & Jerry, given to them by their label Big Records. The single reached number forty-nine on the pop charts.

or that

Garfunkel (“Tom Graph”) chose his nickname because he liked to track, or “graph” hits, on the pop charts.[13] He also released some singles as a solo artist under the name Artie Garr, a shortened version of his name. In interviews, Garfunkel has noted himself how these early singles distinguished him as a folk-styled crooner,[citation needed] with songs like “Beat Love” and “Dream Alone” (both released 1959).

Simon and Garfunkel graduated together from Forest Hills High School. Garfunkel went on to attend Columbia College, Columbia University in Manhattan in the early 1960s, Did you know that Art….??

 Garfunkel was a team member in tennis, skiing, fencing, and bowling at the college.[11] He was also a member of the all-male a cappella group on campus, the Columbia Kingsmen.[15] After initially majoring in architecture, Garfunkel earned a B.A. in art history in 1962[16] or 1965,[17] followed by a M.A. inmathematics from Columbia in 1967.[18] Garfunkel also completed coursework toward a doctorate in mathematics education at Teachers College, Columbia University during the peak of Simon and Garfunkel’s commercial success  Full Biography at Wikipedia

Wednesday MorningAfter the lack of critical success of the their first Columbia Records release Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M..  the duo split for the second but not the last time!. The year after that failure with Simon in England pursuing a solo career, producer Tom Wilson took the song  ”The Sound of Silence” from the record, dubbed an electric backing onto it, and released it as a single!  The song went straight to #1 on the Billboard pop charts.  Simon returned to the US  reunited with Garfunkel after “The Sounds of Silence” had started to enjoy commercial success, and  as they say the rest is history!! Three out of their four acclaimed studio albums are in my vinyl collection, Sounds of Silence; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; and Bookends; and the song “Bridge over Troubled Water” was the processional at our wedding!. In addition to the albums,  Simon and Garfunkel also contributed extensively to the soundtrack of one of my all-time  favorite movies Mike Nichols’ The Graduate (starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft). Now when I first thought about Simon & Garfunkel this morning the first song that popped into my head was “Homeward Bound” So here’s some information about that song:

Homeward Bound” is an American folk song written by Paul Simon, performed by Simon and Garfunkel, produced by Bob Johnston and recorded on December 14, 1965. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart on February 12, 1966, peaking at #5 and remained on the charts for 12 weeks. It describes Simon’s longing to return home to his then girlfriend, Kathy Chitty, who was in London.[1] It is uncertain exactly where the song was written: in an interview with Paul Zollo for SongTalk Magazine, Art Garfunkel says that Simon wrote the song in a railway station “around Manchester”[2] while in an earlier interview for Playboy Magazine Simon stated that the railway station was in Liverpool.[1] It is likely, however, that it was written at Widnes railway station during a long wait for a train, when traveling back from Widnes, where he had been playing; a commemorative plaque is displayed on the wall of the Liverpool-bound waiting room. Read More;

Now for the music, here’s Simon and Tom Graph performing “Homeward Bound” at the concert in Central Park. So Happy 72nd  Birthday, Art and thanks for the great music!!

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Life’s Soundtrack – A Strong Birthday Run with Lee Harvey Osmond!

Me my Duck

happy birthday to my husband Edward Karn…the kindest and best person I know

So I mention it this morning that today is my 62nd birthday. The first thing that I’d like to do tonight is thank everyone on Facebook who wished me a Happy Birthday! That thank you is also extended to all my children (and the two special people who refer to me as Papa Karn)  and of course my wife whose birthday wish and the picture she posted with it on Facebook are shown above! Among my Facebook friends, are a few friends whose friendship goes back, uh,well over 50 years! So thank you all!!!

The day was pretty uneventful and that;s not a bad thing, In the late morning and much of the afternoon I was pretty whacked out, as I tried to create a plan for a Waterfront Development project that is under review at NJDEP. The plan needs to show existing and proposed conditions and show that the project meets the requirements for approval. It seems that everything I do on this particular project goes slightly wrong!  But it was a nice day and I was anticipating my after work four mile run!!

I get enjoyment, (mostly after finishing), from running on my birthday! Kinda like saying “Take that old age, I still can do it! – only just a little slower!”  I had hoped to maybe run a couple of miles under 10 minute per mile pace and then maybe somehow finish the whole run in under 40 minutes!! Here are the splits  compared to 1996 – 45 years old vs 62 yrs old!!

2013 – 1- 10:05, 2 – 20:13, 3 – 30:20 4 – 40:30  total  40:30

1996 – 1 – 8:07   2 – 16:20  3  - 24:??  4 – 32:50 total 32:50

I don;t think that’s too bad at all!!  The other positive is that I only really started running again near the middle of August and the first time I ran the course I ran today my time was 43:31 for 4 miles. then on the 19th – 40:53…… so there is big improvement over the month of September. Now I just have to keep it up, so the time can go down!!The Folk SinnerThe soundtrack for the run was the latest release from the group Lee Harvey Osmond The Folk Sinner. When I saw the title I couldn’t pass it up! I listened to the first song for about  30 seconds it passed the test and went on the iPhoneLee Harvey Osmond

Lee Harvey Osmond, stylized as LeE HARVeY OsMOND, is a Canadian psychedelic folk band, whose core member is musician Tom Wilson.[1]

 

The band first took shape as a collaboration between Wilson, Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies and Josh Finlayson of Skydiggers, who wrote, recorded and released the band’s debut album, A Quiet Evil, in 2009 on Latent Recordings. Margo Timmins, Andy Maize and Suzie Vinnick also contributed to the album.[2] The band’s current touring configuration consists of Wilson on lead vocals and guitar, Aaron Goldstein on guitar and pedal steel (who also contributed to A Quiet Evil), Cam Malcolm on bass guitar, Brent Titcomb on percussion and vocals and Ray Farrugia on drums.[Read More

I was doing a good job remembering the songs that I heard throughout the first three miles of the run, and then came the last mile and I think that the last mile and lack of oxygen just wipes out the memories of the music! Like waking up in the middle of a dream and knowing for sure that you’ll remember the dream in the morning. Then in the morning, you don’t have a clue about the dream!! What you’ve never experienced that??? I do know that I liked the album and it finished just a few minutes after I was through with the run!!

Here’s Tom Wilson from  LeE HARVeY OsMOND with “Devil’s Load” from The Folk Sinner”, and I’m off to Amazon to see how I can use my gift certificate from my son Nick!

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Morning Train of Thought leads to the “Hurdy Gurdy Man”…singing songs of love!

Now this morning the several events caught my attention. First in 1961 Dylan landed his first gig opening for the Greenbrier Boys at Gerde’s Folk City in New York. It was a two-week gig! Then for some reason the release in 1964 of the Kinks’ “You Really Got Me” got that song rolling around in my head. After that, I  spotted the fact, that on this date in 1984 Roy Orbison’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” climbed to No 1 on the charts!  And that song replaced The Kinks song on my mind’s jukebox and then again for some unexplained reason (possibly my ADD kicking in) the jukebox switched to Donovan’s “Hurdy Gurdy Man”

Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.

Now here;s the scoop on “Hurdy Gurdy Man” from Wikipedia:

“Hurdy Gurdy Man” is a song by the Scottish singer/songwriter Donovan. It was written and recorded in early 1968 and released in May as a single. It gave its name to the album The Hurdy Gurdy Man, which was released in October of that year. The single reached No.5 in the U.S. and No.4 in the UK pop charts.[2] The song was written for the band Hurdy Gurdy (which included Donovan’s old friend and guitar mentor Mac MacLeod)[3][4] with Donovan intending to be the producer, but due to creative disagreements this collaboration was cancelled, and Donovan recorded the song himself.Read More

But the aspect of the song that sent my mind a reeling and heading again to Wikipedia was: What the hell is a Hurdy Gurdy???….. When I read what it was, I thought yeah, that sounds familiar! Yes, just something else lost in the vast empty recesses of my mind…….

The hurdy gurdy or hurdy-gurdy is a stringed musical instrument that produces sound by a crank-turned rosined wheel rubbing against the strings. The wheel functions much like a violin bow, and single notes played on the instrument sound similar to a violin. Melodies are played on a keyboard that presses tangents (small wedges, typically made of wood) against one or more of the strings to change their pitch. Like most other acoustic stringed instruments, it has a sound board to make the vibration of the strings audible.

 

Most hurdy gurdies have multiple drone strings, which give a constant pitch accompaniment to the melody, resulting in a sound similar to that of bagpipes. For this reason, the hurdy gurdy is often used interchangeably or along with bagpipes, particularly in French and contemporary Hungarian and Galician folk music.

 

Many folk music festivals in Europe feature music groups with hurdy gurdy players, with the most famous annual festival occurring at Saint-Chartier, in the Indre département, in central France, during the week nearest July 14 (Bastille Day)  Read More 

Here are two pictures of Hurdy Gurdies.

Hurdy Gurday1

 

Hurdy Gurdy2

And now we know or do we remember??? Here’s Donovan performing the song in 1968…..

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Night Owl Music “The Nest” – Jimmie Spheeris!

Jimmie SpheerisFor some unknown reason tonight as I was listening to Mark Knopfler, the jukebox in my mind traveled back to 1971, to the début album of Jimmie Spheeris – Isle of View. I was among those who Alex Henderson describes in his review at AllMusic…….

Jimmie Spheeris’ followers swore up and down that he deserved to become as famous as Neil Young or Jackson Browne-and in a perfect world, he would have been much better known in the singer/songwriter field. But when his sensitive, contemplative debut album, Isle of View, first came out on Epic in 1971, it was hardly a big seller. Nonetheless, Isle of View (which Rain reissued on CD in 1997) did earn Spheeris a small but extremely devoted cult following, and it isn’t hard to see why his followers thought so highly of him. Acoustic-oriented selections like “I Am The Mercury,” “For Roach” and “The Nest” are superb-when you aren’t admiring Spheeris for being such an expressive, charismatic vocalist, you’re loving his way with words. Read More

I wrote a post about Jimmie’s music back in 2011 Drifting with Jimmie Spheeris, I did a lot of that back in college. In that post I used a video of  “I Am the Mercury” So here’s a little “Night Owl” music from Jimmie another favorite of mine “The Nest”

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