Yes, have today’s almost forgotten track

You’re going to need more than a quarter hour to watch this one, but, by my estimation, it’s worth it…

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Published on February 20, 2017 at 8:20 am by Greg Simpson

Seatrain have today’s almost forgotten track

Seatrain was a Boston based band with an interesting pedigree…members had previously been in bands like Earth Opera, The Blues Project and, even, Bill Monroes’s Bluegrass Boys…

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Published on February 12, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

The Band has today’s almost forgotten track

One of the reasons TAFT exists is because it is my belief that the major acts of the past are, these days, limited to a mere handful of tracks when it comes to airplay, meaning that many other tracks that would work for radio just aren’t being used…

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Published on January 30, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

The Mandala have today’s almost forgotten track

Back in 1966 Canadian acts were, mostly, regional in their success, and we can include The Mandala among them…

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Published on January 25, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

The Dovells have today’s almost forgotten track

The Dovells were a Philadelphia based doo wop group that had a couple of hits, most notably this one, but were also the training ground for lead vocalist Leonard Borisoff, later known as Len Barry

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Published on January 24, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Masters Of Reality are today’s almost forgotten track

Does anyone remember Masters of Reality? Relatively speaking it wasn’t that long ago, but what helped them attract attention at the time besides excellent tracks like this was the band’s decision to reach back to one of their heroes when they needed a drummer…

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Published on January 20, 2017 at 8:26 am by Greg Simpson

Talking Heads have today’s almost forgotten track

I was a Talking Heads fan from the beginning and even more so as the band transitioned from “art” music to pure funk…

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Published on January 17, 2017 at 9:16 pm by Greg Simpson

Warren Zevon has today’s almost forgotten track

There can be no doubt that Warren Zevon followed his own muse throughout his career…

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Published on January 16, 2017 at 9:15 pm by Greg Simpson

The Four Tops have today’s almost forgotten track

Somewhat mistitled today as there isn’t a song in this clip that is “almost forgotten” but the performance doesn’t get seen often enough…

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Published on January 15, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

The Righteous Brothers have today’s almost forgotten track

Before You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ and their residency on Shindig, the Righteous Brothers were a club act in Los Angeles, doing standard rockin’ r’n’b…

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Published on January 12, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson