Another cut from the Summer Mix. Little bit more of a kick to this version.
Two from Stranded, the first Post-Eno record, 1974
Great lyrics on both tunes, and it should come as no surprise that David Byrne was a huge fan of the band.
Love the way they gradually turn this dirge into Dixieland worthy of a second line. Brilliant.
Really don't know how to preface this first one. A love song, maybe? Full of hot air? 1973
"That crazy music drives you insane--This way!" 1973
Welcome to ROXY MUSIC WEEK where we'll look at one of rock and roll's most underrated, yet influential acts. (Not only are they not in the RnR HoF--they've never even been nominated. lol) We'll start at the top--Top of the Pops 1972. Their debut single.
Schoolhouse Rock! musical director Bob Dorough passed away at the age of 94. He was the author of such tunes as “Three Is A Magic Number”, “Conjunction Junction", and many more.
I can't ever tell with these 70s videos if the vocals are dubbed or live and I'm not going to try any harder to find a definite live one of this song. Anyway blame hj for getting this dang song stuck in my head all day yesterday.
One of the few songs in Traffic's catalog sung by Jim Capaldi
21 Feb 1972
This is actually a pretty bangin' performance.
Alice Bag has a new album out, but hard to find videos. Might as well go back to the beginning.
5 Feb 1978