Thursday, December 12, 2013

Stonehenge Playlist 12-06-2013

Tonight's Classic Rock album was the 1973 lp "Witness" by Spooky Tooth.  Spooky Tooth formed in 1967 when Gary Wright joined the band "Art" after being introduced to the band by Chris Blackwell - founder of Island records.  The band was made up of truly outstanding musicians -- Mike Harrison, Greg Ridley - who later joined Humble Pie, Luther Grosvenor - who later took the stage name Aerial Bender and joined Mott the Hoople, Mike Kellie and Gary Wright who formed Wonderwheel and also went on to much solo success.  Check out this outstanding  video of the band on German TV -- with the classic "Cotton Growing Man"

Capability Brown - Voice -- I Am And So Are You
Jimi Hendrix - Rainbow Bridge -- Pali Gap
Badger - One Live Badger -- Wheel of Fortune
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Quicksilver Messenger Service -- Gold and Silver
Armageddon - Armageddon -- Buzzard
The Allman Brothers Band - At Fillmore East -- In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
Budgie - Never Turn Your Back On A Friend -- Parents
Horslips - Happy to Meet... Sorry to Part -- Hall of Mirrors
Blossom Toes - If Only For a Moment -- Indian Summer
Nektar - Down To Earth -- Fidgety Queen
Egg - The Polite Force -- A Visit to Newport Hospital
Nazareth - Razamanaz -- Sold My Soul
Jethro Tull - Minstrel In The Gallery -- Baker Street Muse
Jethro Tull - Minstrel In The Gallery -- Grace
King Crimson - Larks' Tongues In Aspic -- Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part Two
Neon Pearl - 1967 Recordings -- Dream Scream
Dragonfly - single -- Celestial Empire
Dragonfly - Dragonfly -- Blue Monday
Black Sabbath - Paranoid -- Hand of Doom
Nirvana - The Story of Simon Simopath -- Lonely Boy
Traffic - Mr. Fantasy -- Dear Mr. Fantasy
Johnny Winter - Johnny Winter -- I'm Yours and I'm Hers
Savoy Brown - Getting To The Point -- Mr. Downchild
West, Bruce & Laing - Live 'N' Kickin' -- Politician
Cream - Live Cream Volume II -- Deserted Cities of the Heart
Neil Young - Harvest -- Old Man
Ultimate Spinach - Behold & See -- Mind Flowers

Stonehenge Playlist 11-29-2013

Tonights Classic Rock album was the first lp by Britians - Barclay James Harvest.  The band formed in 1966 and in 1968 were signed to EMI's Parlophone records but were then moved to the labels more progressive subsidiary --Harvest.  This self titled lp remains one of their best -- great hamonies, outstanding guitar and mellotron -- what's not to love.

Jen opened the show with a very heart felt tribute to her good friend -- Ria Pell.

        Ria Pell tribute
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds -- God Only Knows
Donovan - The Hurdy Gurdy Man -- Hurdy Gurdy Man
Edwin Starr - War & Peace -- California Soul
Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels - It's Happening -- CC Rider
The Seeds - The Seeds -- Can't Seem To Make You Mine
The Dave Clark Five and the Playbacks - single -- Big Blue Eyes
T. Rex - Electric Warrior -- Life's a Gas
Them - Again -- My Lonely Sad Eyes 
The Turtles - The Turtles Presents the Battle of the Bands -- You Showed Me

The Iveys - Maybe Tomorrow -- I've Been Waiting
Phluph - Phluph -- Love Eyes
Steve Hillage - L -- Hurdy Gurdy Glissando
Status Quo - Quo -- Lonely Man
MC5 - High Time -- Gotta Keep Movin'
Humble Pie - Performance: Rockin' the Fillmore -- I Walk on Gilded Splinters
Johnny Winter - John Dawson Winter III -- Pick Up On My Mojo
Grin - All Out -- Heavy Chevy
The Stooges - Funhouse -- Down on the Street
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Next -- The Faith Healer
Hard Stuff - Bolex Dementia -- Mermany
Mott the Hoople - Mott the Hoople -- Half Moon Bay
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Trilogy -- Endless Enigma Part One
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Trilogy -- Fugue
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Trilogy -- Endless Enigma Part Two
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery -- Still.... You Turn Me On
The Moon - Without Earth -- Pleasure
Uriah Heep - Wizards and Demons -- Rainbow Demon
Ken Hensley - Proud Words On A Dusty Shelf -- Fortune
Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs -- No Man's Land
Moonquake - Moonquake -- Crazy Situations
Parliament - Osmium -- I Call My Baby Pussycat
Kak - Kak -- Everything's Changing
Totty - Totty -- Wicked Truth
Hawkwind - Roadhawks -- Urban Guerilla