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zaterdag 12 januari 2019

Let It Be - The Beatles (The movie)

Let It Be is a 1970 British documentary film starring the Beatles and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. The film documents the group rehearsing and recording songs for their twelfth and final studio album Let It Be, in January 1969. The film includes an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last public performance. Released just after the album in May 1970, Let It Be is the final original Beatles release.

The world premiere of the film was in New York City on 13 May 1970. One week later, UK premieres were held at the Liverpool Gaumont Cinema and the London Pavilion. None of the Beatles attended any of the premieres. The Beatles won an Oscar for Let It Be in the category "Original Song Score", which Quincy Jones accepted on their behalf. The soundtrack also won a Grammy for "Best Original Score".

donderdag 10 januari 2019

The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper

     Recorded live at Bill Grahams Filmore,s Auditorium,San Fransisco.Sept 26/27/28 1968

  1. "Opening Speech" (Mike Bloomfield) 
                    "One-two..Uh, listen here now, here's what...here's where it's at, this is the thing of this gig and here's...I'll tell ya 'bout it now. Uh, awhile ago my friend Alan Kooper called me on the phone and said "Let's make this gig, an LP in Los Angeles, and we'll jam together and we'll see what will happen. .            

                                          I Wonder Who (R.Charles) vocals Mike Bloomfield

..... now we played once togheter once on the LP session,that was the one time and the whe practiced togheter three days,the four of us ,thats John Khan on drums ,and Skip Prokop on bass,and Alan and i jammed  with John e few times,never with Skip.But i want you to now like this i the true of where we,re playing See!!Now you knowwhere it,s at. OK (LP inlay)
Mike Bloomfield
September 26, 1968

                        Don,t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong (Albert King) vocals Mike Bloomfield

Michael makes his singing debut on this album.The highlight of this coming out is Albert King,s song "Don,t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong" where he displays consummates homage to the traditional guitar/voice trade offs.A lesson in prhasing and understanding....
Al Kooper

                                                John Kahn (drums)

                                                   Skip Prokop(bass)

The audience,as Michael promised was warm and exquisite and they are just a part of this album as we are.I hope you enjoy this one and a half houre of free,ssoaring music.Michael and i believe it is some of our best playing to date.
Al Kooper

zondag 6 januari 2019

Pot-Ent (Polydor Sampler 1970)

Sunday afternoon old LP, running, fun activity. So I came across this compilation album again, a look back at the more or less progessive rock music from the 70,s

                                                   Stone The Crow -Blind Man

                                                                        Side One
                                         1 The Who - Young Man Blues ,album "Live at Leeds"


                                          2 Golden Earring - Wall Of Dolls ,album "Golden Earring"

                                        3 Sabicas with Joe Beck - Inca Song,album "Rock Encounter"

                                       4 Steeplechase - Lady Bright ,album "Lady Bright"

                                        5 Ten Wheel Drive - Stay With Me .album "Brief Replies"

                                             6 Eric Clapton - Let It Rain ,album "Eric Clapton""

                                                                             Side Two

                     1 Eric Burdon & War - Tobacco Road ,album "Eric Burdon declares "War"

                                    2 Sweet Thursday - The Dealer ,album "Sweet Thursday"

                                      3 Stone The Crows - Blind Man ,album "Stone The Crows"

                                              4 Armaggedon - People Talking, album "Armageddon"

                                5 Ginger Baker,s Airforce - Doin It, album "Ginger Baker,s Airforce"