There is no reliable information about the history of this band. Apparently this album was recorded in Wakefield between 1970-1971, England, engineered and produced by Mike Levon.It collects Their Contributions to Astral Navigations, Gagalactyca, Loose Routes I and II. "David J. Smith (formerly of David John and the Mood) co-produced and sang on some tracks of an" ad hoc "group (ie They Were the studio creation) called Thundermother During 1969.This one band shared with lp Light years Away called "Astral Navigations" (Holyground 1971). Thundermother's Contribution was recorded over one weekend.Acid guitars, Hard Acid rock, heavy Acid Psych, Heavy Acid Prog, Acid Blues !! Progressive/hard rock featuring a lot of fuzzed guitar!!
By and large, the musical landscape of the mid-to-late 1980s, at least in the rock world, was pretty barren, but hardy souls like Green on Red, the Long Ryders, and Jason & the Scorchers provided a valuable bright spot with their punk-informed country rock. BBC SESSIONS captures Green on Red live in the studio, recorded at various points between 1989 and 1992…
Despite this track record, most likely the reason that the majority of genre fans didn’t know her is because mainstream smooth jazz radio has been flute-resistant for years. They say it doesn’t test well in their demographic research, but anyone who saw Rene electrify the crowd could attest that this is wrongheaded thinking. Given the chance, considering her formidable composing and playing skills, charismatic presence and dynamite looks, she could be a star on the level of Mindi Abair and Candy Dulfer, who makes a memorable guest appearance on one of “No Restrictions” coolest and most melodic midtempo tracks, “Ladies Night Out.
Asian-American baritone saxophonist Fred Ho has been a champion of freedom and expressionism in modern creative jazz for some time. A continuing battle with cancer has inspired him to assemble the Green Monster Big Band, with reference to the famed left-field wall at Fenway Park in Boston, but more directly related to the huge sound and diverse ideas this juggernaut ensemble represents. Ho is influenced by the '60s big bands, television or movie themes, and the psychedelic rock he grew up with, all present on this ambitious program.
Learn to play five Red Hot Chili Peppers tracks with Stuart Bull and Mike Casswell. From the syncopated funk rock of Can't Stop to the mesmerising melodies of Under The Bridge and including Dani California with its massive gritty solo, there are plenty of stunning guitar moments to learn.
Tampa Red's influential later recordings for RCA Victor (1945-53) have never been officially reissued on CD and rarely on LP, yet are a crucial element in the post-war blues canon. Many of his songs were covered by B. B. King, Muddy Waters and other top bluesmen. They feature the majestic piano of latter-day Elmore James sideman, Johnny Jones and include the harmonica of Big Walter 'Shakey' Horton and Sonny Boy Williamson II. There are four previously unissued tracks but none are available on authorised CD, not even on OOC releases.
Scotty Anderson is a true Master of the Telecaster with an incredible personal style that he demonstrates on this disc. Double and triple stops, unique right-hand techniques, wide-split double stops, chicken pickin’, open string banjo- and steel-styles, and Travis picking are just some of the wonders he demonstrates and explains during this feast of red hot guitar playing. A dazzling instructional gem!