Spyro Gyra have today’s almost forgotten track

Every once in a long while a jazz song crosses over and becomes a success in the pop world, and such was the case with this song by Spyro Gyra…

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Published on January 15, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Chris Farlowe has today’s almost forgotten track

Chris Farlowe was recognised by many as one of the finest voices of English pop…after attracting attention as front man for a band called The Thunderbirds, he was signed as a solo act to Immediate Records, owned by Andrew Loog Oldham, manager of the Rolling Stones, which gave him Jagger and Richards involvement…

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Published on January 11, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Savoy Brown has today’s almost forgotten track

Kim Simmonds has been on the road under the Savoy Brown trademark for fifty years but only occasionally has his band lineup remained constant in that time…

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Published on January 8, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Leon Russell has today’s almost forgotten track

This isn’t so much a forgotten track, as it was never a hit single, but I’m posting it as an extremely rare one time only performance on television…

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Published on January 7, 2018 at 9:06 pm by Greg Simpson

Martha and the Muffins have today’s almost forgotten track

Few acts can have major pop success and yet still be perceived, without fail, as an alternative act…among those few we have to include Canadians Martha and the Muffins…

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Published on January 4, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Dion & The Belmonts have today’s almost forgotten track

it is my opinion that one of the great if sometimes overlooked voices of my own rock and roll years has to belong to Dion DiMucci who, generally, went only by his first name…

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Published on January 3, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Link Wray has today’s almost forgotten track

If someone were to compile a list of just the TEN most essential, or ten most important rock songs of all time, this song would be on both lists…

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Published on January 2, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Jennifer Warnes has today’s almost forgotten track

Jennifer Warnes, despite singing all her life, remains somewhat unsung as a solo artist despite having hits on her own numerous times…

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Published on January 1, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

The Black Crowes have today’s almost forgotten track

I recall, back around the time this video was shot, getting a call from a friend who was then managing Kiplings in London…

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Published on December 31, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Little Feat have today’s almost forgotten track

elements of all genres passed through this band, from country to blues to rock to jazz, and behind original frontman Lowell George who wrote the majority of their original catalogue they never sounded like any of those styles exclusively

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Published on December 28, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson