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Reviews of releases for 1970

Mandrake Paddle Steamer - Pandemonium Shadow Show

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During their short life as a band (1967 - 1970), Brit psych group Mandrake Paddle Steamer opened for the likes of Pink Floyd, The Nice, and Vanilla Fudge, as well as performing at the Isle of Wight...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-06-23)

Touch - We Feel Fine

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When Andy Bracken and Keith Jones formed Fruits de Mer Records over 10 year ago, their goal was to reissue 7-inch singles from the glory days of psych. They have finally reached this goal with this...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2019-05-06)

Osmosis - Osmosis

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It’s a lot easier to make a progressive rock record in 2018 than it was in 1970. All one needs to do is find one or more established progressive artists from decades past and model your sound...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2018-02-05)

Genesis - Trespass

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The Peter Gabriel-era progressive rock credentials of Genesis tend to fall pretty solidly on Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound, and The Lamb Lies...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-09-21)

Miles Davis - The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions

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I remember when I first got in this box set, there were a whole bunch of them that were defective because they inserted the discs into it before the glue dried and I had to sent it back at least...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-07-20)

Cream - Live Cream

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In an earlier tier I discussed what to date is my favorite unofficial Cream show from...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-06-29)

Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

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Black Sabbath is undoubtedly as famous and as influential as any rock band out there, the progenitor of one, if not two or more, genres, but allow me the space, if not the sheer cheek at looking at...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-04-06)

Vivian Stanshall / Big Grunt - In Session

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Victor Anthony Stanshall AKA Vivian Stanshall, the eccentric singer-songwriter, author, poet, and wit was best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, his exploration of the British...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2016-10-23)

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary

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[Note: The following review covers specifically the Tanglewood Live 1970 CD, which is CD3 of the 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition of Bitches...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2016-09-29)

Third Ear Band - Third Ear Band

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McLatchey's Second Tier

The Third Ear Band quartet got even more experimental for the follow up to their debut album, reducing a bit of the Renaissance feel of some of the...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2016-07-14)
 

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