Posts tagged "Classic Rock"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "The Forest from Journey To The Centre Of The Earth" by Rick Wakeman

  Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “The Forest from “Journey To The Centre Of The Earth” by Rick Wakeman OK…this is a little embarrassing now, but back in 1974 when this record came out, I spent a lot of time spinning this one. Between this, David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs,” Lou Reed’s “Rock... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Claudine" by The Rolling Stones

  Song Of The Day – “Claudine” by The Rolling Stones An outtake from the “Some Girls” sessions that has finally seen the light of day on the recent deluxe reissue of the album. At the age of 19 Claudine Longet met Andy Williams and married him, although she was 14 years younger. She had... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "The Stranger (Two Souls In Communion) by Grateful Dead

  Song Of The Day – “The Stranger (Two Souls In Communion) by Grateful Dead One of the many joys of listening to the “Complete Europe ’72″ box set by Grateful Dead has been the many versions of this Pigpen tune. Pig is at his soulful best on this tune…and for a guy who was... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Hot Rod High" by The Knights (Gary Usher)

  Song Of The Day – “Hot Rod High” by The Knights Here’s a follow up to yesterday’s post by The Super Stocks. Once again, it’s Gary Usher and company from 1964 giving The Beach Boys a run for their money. The song was even co-written by Beach Boys collaborator Roger Christian. The expert backing... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "N.Y. Stars" by Lou Reed

  Song Of The Day – “N.Y. Stars” by Lou Reed A few weeks ago I featured a track from Lou Reed’s turgid new album with Metallica called “Lulu.” It is indeed a stinker of an album with Lou sounding totally irrelevant ranting over Metallica’s lumbering backing tracks. Fortunately, Lou’s got plenty of great back... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "5:15" by The Who

  Song Of The Day – “5:15″ by The Who Since it recently received the deluxe reissue treatment, I revisited the Who’s “Quadrophenia” album on Spotify for the first time in years. I’ve got to admit that the album holds up better than most of the other Who albums and this clip from Top Of... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Easy To Slip" by Little Feat

Song Of The Day – “Easy To Slip” by Little Feat This Lowell George classic comes from Little Feat’s 1972 album “Sailin’ Shoes.” Lowell had been a session musician playing oboe and baritone sax on several Frank Sinatra recordings. He formed the band after a stint as a member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "I Think I Love You" by The Partridge Family

Song Of The Day – “I Think I Love You” by The Partridge Family They were loosely based on the real-life family group, The Cowsills, but the Partridge Family had one thing they didn’t…a TV show. They scored a #1 hit right out of the box with this Tony Romeo-written song, yet the only actual... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Hooked On A Feeling" by Redbone

Song Of The Day – “Come And Get Your Love” by Redbone They were true two-hit wonders…their other hit was “Witch Queen Of New Orleans” from 1971 and this song went top five in 1974. Redbone was formed around American Indian brothers Pat and Lolly Vegas from Los Angeles. Before forming Redbone, they both appeared... Read more »
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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Bad Time" by Grand Funk Railroad

Song Of The Day – “Bad Time” by Grand Funk Railroad Not exactly the “Footstompin’ Music” they were known for in the late ’60s and early ’70s, but once Grand Funk came under the aegis of Todd Rundgren and Jimmy Ienner, the hits started to come fast and furious! Pair this song with “Go All... Read more »
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