Steve Winwood has today’s almost forgotten track

If there exists a better example of a band that made only one brilliant studio album and then broke up, other than Blind Faith, I don’t know who it could be…

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Published on September 21, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Hank Ballard has today’s almost forgotten tracks…

One of the most often overlooked of rock and roll’s architects has to be Hank Ballard…he wrote and recorded many hits, including the original version of The Twist, which Chubby Checker copied almost note for note…

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Published on September 20, 2017 at 9:04 pm by Greg Peacock

Bob Dylan has today’s almost forgotten track

I don’t often get to post songs that are half a millennium old, but this song, which most identify with the O Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack in the care of Dan Tyminski with George Clooney lip syncing, is such a tune…

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Published on September 19, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

The Beatles have today’s almost forgotten track

Okay, we’ll concede that there is NO Beatles track that could be considered almost forgotten, at least to the majority of those that follow this stream, but there are some tracks that were never truly hits that have slipped through the tracks, including this one from The Yellow Submarine ST…

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Published on September 18, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Joe Bonamassa has today’s almost forgotten track

I felt lucky to discover this band early on…Bloodline, as Conan will tell you, consisted of three sons of major music stars, along with a veteran session player and a teenaged guitar player named Joe Bonamassa, then young enough that Conan didn’t pronounce his name properly…

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Published on September 17, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

T.Rex featuring Marc Bolan has today’s almost forgotten trac,

Despite massive success at home in the UK, T. Rex, featuring Marc Bolan only had a couple on this side of the Atlantic…

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Published on September 14, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

The Chocolate Watch Band has today’s almost forgotten track

This clip, from a teen exploitation movie, highlights a band that, other than this, never got beyond the Sunset Strip…

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Published on at 7:39 am by Greg Simpson

Taco has today’s almost forgotten track

There are many songs that come back after decades to become hits all over again, but one that nobody saw coming was this one in the 1980s…

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Published on September 12, 2017 at 9:05 pm by Greg Simpson

Mitty Collier has today’s almost forgotten track

Mitty Collier is one of those southern soul singers, stylistically speaking, who fell through the tracks almost completely to my knowledge, north of the border…

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Published on September 11, 2017 at 9:07 pm by Greg Simpson

Lennon, Clapton, Richards, Mitchell have today’s almost forgotten track

Everybody knows the joke about Paul McCartney being in a band before Wings, but, sadly it never transpired that people used the same joke regarding John Lennon and his Dirty Mac band…

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Published on at 2:56 pm by Greg Simpson