- DONOVAN” GREATEST HITS: 1969: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: Who would have thought- when this was released Donovan was only 22 years old- he had 11 Top 40 hits in the UK and 11 Top 40 hits in the US- [ oddly 8 singles were hits in both countries and each country had 3 singles that only hit in their country and not the other}- the odd thing- 50 years after this release Donovan had released 19 more studio albums but he never added another hit to his total. 50 years later this is still his Greatest Hits.
- RICHARD P. HAVENS 1983: 1969: 3 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: A friend of mine who dabbles at concert promotion years ago had Havens come to the school he was at- I once asked him who stood out as being the nicest person had come for a concert and he said Richie Havens. This is an a double album that came out during Richie Havens year- 1969- before his appearance at Woodstock. Each side has a Beatles song on it- Strawberry Fields Forever/ Lady Madonna/ She’s Leaving Home and With A Little Help From My Friends. He also covers songs from Dylan, Cohen and Donovan- and some originals. 4 of the 16 songs were recorded live.
- FRANK SINATRA: WHERE ARE YOU? 1957: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS:Frank’s first album at Capitol without Nelson Riddle arranging- Gordon Jenkins takes his place on this album. An album of down beat torch songs. Another winner.
- FRANK SINATRA: COME FLY WITH ME: 1958: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: The third different arranger in three albums- Billy May arranged this one- the theme here- is traveling- with stops all around the world.
- THE BEATLES: A HARD DAY’S NIGHT: 1964: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS:
- THE BEATLES: BEATLES FOR SALE: