Just to let you know I’ve updated the Album posting with a bit more detail on why I made the particular selections. Check it out by following this link or pressing the previous button at the top of the page. I hope this helps turn it into more of a story rather than just a selection box and encourages you to let me know of one or two of your own favourite LPs and why. The hills are alive folks and what else are you doing eh?
I watched a fascinating tv documentary last night about Peter Green, the brilliant guitarist who created and led the band Fleetwood Mac. There was a period from around 1968 – 1971 when I was in my late teens which was a golden age spawning some of the best blues/rock musicians who produced some of the most sublime contemporary music ever. Like most things my musical tastes have mellowed and broadened over the years but if ever a period defined my core musical loves, it was then. A number of songs from that brilliant guitar-led generation still stand up as absolute classics and will forever remain in my personal top 20, though it’s rather poignant to remember how briefly the sun shone for some of the musicians. Continue reading →