June 30, 2009

New George Harrison Comp Album “Let It Roll”…Includes “Something (Live From Concert For Bangladesh)”

Posted in Record Review, Tunes tagged , at 11:14 pm by The Snob

 

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Rock God Cred Report:

Click here to check George Harrison’s “Something (Live From The Concert For Bangladesh)”…just one of many gems on the new George Harrison career compilation album “Let It Roll”…It comes stacked with the essential solo cuts from “All Things Must Pass” …”What Is Life”, “My Sweet Lord”, “Isn’t It a Pity”, and “The Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp”…and three prime live versions of Beatles classics from The Concert For Bangladesh “Something”, “Here Comes The Sun”, and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”.

Capitol also cherry picks the nuggets from the rest of the solo lp’s…”Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth”, “Blow Away”, “All Those Years Ago”, etc..

The one thing that surprised me were the last hits of Harrison “I Got My Mind Set on You”, and especially “When We Was Fab”.  I was not the biggest fan of these two singles when they origianally came out…not sure why?  Maybe it was the videos at the time?  Slightly irritating.  My eyes are opened again to the cleverness of Mr. Harrison.  The compilation is quite satisfying (although I would have liked the addition of “Crackerbox Palace”, and “If Not For You”)…oh well.  I will take what I can get!

Buy “Let It Roll (Songs by George Harrison)”…quality music from “The Quiet” Beatle

Feist Covers Bob Dylan’s “Someday Baby”

Posted in Covers, Tunes at 8:19 pm by The Snob

bob dylan modern timesChromemusic Report:

Click here to go to Chromemusic to check Feist cover Bob Dylan’s “Someday Baby”

Two From Budgie…Including “Breadfan”

Posted in Tunes tagged at 7:56 pm by The Snob

budgie never turn your back on a friendGodshatmyipod Report:

Click here to go to Godshatmyipod to check Budgie “Breadfan”, and “Crash Course in Brain Surgery”.

Jimmy Page “Prelude” From The 1983 ARMS Concert Royal Albert Hall

Posted in Tunes tagged , at 11:06 am by The Snob

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Click here to check Jimmy Page “Prelude”.  From the 1983 ARMS Benefit Concert at Royal Albert Hall”…Jimmy does a little Chopin.

Buy “Death Wish II”….scored by Mr. Page

Bryan Adams “Fits Ya Good”

Posted in Tunes tagged at 10:54 am by The Snob

bryan adams you want it you got itRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check Bryan Adams’ “Fits Ya Good”…before he settled for the ballad mega-hits.  This tune used to make the rounds on the classic rock stations in the early 80′s.  Good stuff!

Buy “You Want It, You Got It”

Blackfoot Cover Free’s Classic Tune “Wishing Well”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , , , at 12:06 am by The Snob

free heartbreakerRock God Cred Report:

Click here to check Blackfoot’s cover of Free classic “Wishing Well”…nice little cover by Rick Medlocke & the Boys.  Southern Rock style!

Buy “Strikes”…grab this one, and you also get “Train Train”, “I Got a Line on You”, and “Highway Song”.  Good stuff!  A worthy buy.

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