MY MUSIC LISTENING JOURNAL: DAY 108: TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2018

ALBUMS

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  • SOFT MACHINE: SOFT MACHINE: 1968: 3 1/2 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: First time I’ve heard this album- grade could change. Favorite song on first listen- Why Are We Sleeping?

A black-on-sepia image of men in Stetson hats standing along a road.

  • THE GRATEFUL DEAD: WORKINGMAN’S DEAD: 1971: 4 1/2 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: The Dead released their two best studio albums in 1971- this came out first. It opens with my favorite Dead song by far- Uncle John’s Band- another classic is at the end- Casey Jones. Other favorites- Dire Wolf and High Time.

 

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  • JOHN FOGERTY: WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE: 2013: 3 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: Fogerty with guests on each remake of his classic songs. Was it really necessary? He sounds like he was having a lot of fun but he didn’t need any help- he already has recorded the classic versions of each song.
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2 responses to “MY MUSIC LISTENING JOURNAL: DAY 108: TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2018

    • In listening to these 1968 albums just listened to Laura Nyro- Eli and the thirteenth confession–and really enjoyed it- need to go back and give soft machine more listens.

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