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Top 10 From Each

Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:11 pm

I'm sure this has been done countless times over, but not on my time. If you had to pick 10 songs from the 50s 60s 70s that you could only listen to from 1 month, what would they be? No Order

50's
1 Money Honey
2 Any Way You Want Me
3 Mean Woman Blues
4 JH Rock
5 A Fool Such As I
6 Blue Moon Of Kentucky
7 I Was The One
8 Love Me
9 Don't
10 Baby I Don't Care
Bonus Teddy Bear
Gospel Take My Hand_ Precious Lord

60's
1 Mess Of Blues
2 Finder Keepers Losers Weepers - Don't ask, I just like it
3 Such A Night
4 Good Luck Charm
5 Lawdy Miss Clawdy '68
6 Without Love
7 His Latest Flame
8 Wearin' That Loved On Look
9 If I Can Dream
10 Fools Fall In Love
Bonus Fame and Fortune
Gospel You'll Never Walk Alone

70's
1 Hurt
2 Way Down
3 My Boy
4 She Thinks I Still Care
5 Sylvia
6 The Wonder Of You
7 Heart Of Rome
8 Trilogy
9 Never Been To Spain
10 Suspecious Minds
Bonus Burning Love
Gospel Why Me Lord

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:19 am

ElvisTheKid wrote:I'm sure this has been done countless times over, but not on my time. If you had to pick 10 songs from the 50s 60s 70s that you could only listen to from 1 month, what would they be? No Order

50's
1 Money Honey
2 Any Way You Want Me
3 Mean Woman Blues
4 JH Rock
5 A Fool Such As I
6 Blue Moon Of Kentucky
7 I Was The One
8 Love Me
9 Don't
10 Baby I Don't Care
Bonus Teddy Bear
Gospel Take My Hand_ Precious Lord

60's
1 Mess Of Blues
2 Finder Keepers Losers Weepers - Don't ask, I just like it
3 Such A Night
4 Good Luck Charm
5 Lawdy Miss Clawdy '68
6 Without Love
7 His Latest Flame
8 Wearin' That Loved On Look
9 If I Can Dream
10 Fools Fall In Love
Bonus Fame and Fortune
Gospel You'll Never Walk Alone

70's
1 Hurt
2 Way Down
3 My Boy
4 She Thinks I Still Care
5 Sylvia
6 The Wonder Of You
7 Heart Of Rome
8 Trilogy
9 Never Been To Spain
10 Suspecious Minds
Bonus Burning Love
Gospel Why Me Lord

50's: Where's "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up"? :o
60's: Where's "Reconsider Baby"? :o
70's: Where's "Promised Land"? :o

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:10 am

Take My Hand Precious Lord, You'll Never Walk Alone and Why Me Lord are not gospel songs.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:11 am

Today my choices, off the top of my head, are:

50's
1 Baby Let's Play House
2 Good Rockin' Tonight
3 That's All Right
4. Mean Woman Blues
5 Jailhouse Rock
6 Hound Dog
7 Crawfish
8 Trouble
9 Blue Moon Of Kentucky
10 I Was The One


60's
1 Suspicious Minds
2 Reconsider Baby
3 If I Can Dream
4 It Hurts Me
5 In the Ghetto
6 Stranger in my Own Hometown
7 Goin' Home
8 Let Yourself Go
9 Little sister
10 Down in the Alley

70's
1 Promised Land
2 TROUBLE
3 Burning Love
4 Merry Christmas, Baby
5 Good Time Charlie
6 I'm Leaving
7 Way Down
8 Danny Boy
9 Just Pretend
10 Unchained Melody

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:01 am

50s
1.One Night
2.All shook up
3.Thats all right
4.You're right I'm Left
5.Don't
6.My Baby Left me
7.Blue Suede Shoes
8.Jailhouse Rock
9.I'm so glad you're mine
10.Lover Doll
60s
1. Long Lonley highway
2.King of the whole wide world
3.Little sister
4.)Hard knocks
5. One track heart
6.Animal Instincts
.7.Follow that dream
8.Return to sender
9.Kissin Cousins (single)
10.Now or never
70s
1.Polk salad annie
2. I'm Leavin
3.It's only love
4.We can make the morning
5.if you talk in your sleep
6.I got a thing about you baby
7.Promised Land
8. The wonder of you
9.Just pretend
10.Faded love.

So hard so much great to choose from.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:42 pm

50's:

Baby Let's Play House
When It Rains It Really Pours (Sun version)
Heartbreak Hotel
I Was The One
Hound Dog
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
How's The World Treating You?
All Shook Up
Dontcha Think It's Time
I Need Your Love Tonight


60's:

Soldier Boy
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
What Now, What Next, Where To (sorry!)
So Close Yet So Far (ditto!)
Can't Help Falling In Love (Comeback Special version)
Long Black Limousine
And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind
Suspicious Minds
Kentucky Rain (1999 On Stage version)
In The Ghetto (1999 On Stage version)


70's (the hardest one):

Snowbird
Stranger In The Crowd
A Fool Such As I (TTWII rehearsal)
Steamroller Blues
A Big Hunk O' Love (Walk A Mile In My Shoes version)
Are You Sincere?
You Asked Me To
I Can Help
Moody Blue
My Way (EIC)

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:32 pm

Current Faves -

50,s
Thats Alright
Mystery Train
Good Rocking Tonight
Don,t be Cruel
One Night
Blue Xmas
Jailhouse Rock
Baby I Don,t Care
I Got Stung
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

60,s
Girl Of My Best Friend
Can,t Help Falling In Love
His Latest Flame
Devil In Disguise
Viva Las Vegas
It Hurts Me
Guitar Man
Tomorrow is a Long Time
Kentucky Rain
And the Grass Won,t Pay No Mind

70,s
Tomorrow Never Comes
Whole Lotta Shakin
I,m Leavin
It,s Only Love
Burning Love
Promised Land
TROUBLE
Moody Blue
Way Down
My Way(eic)

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:39 pm

JimmyCool wrote:
ElvisTheKid wrote:I'm sure this has been done countless times over, but not on my time. If you had to pick 10 songs from the 50s 60s 70s that you could only listen to from 1 month, what would they be? No Order

50's
1 Money Honey
2 Any Way You Want Me
3 Mean Woman Blues
4 JH Rock
5 A Fool Such As I
6 Blue Moon Of Kentucky
7 I Was The One
8 Love Me
9 Don't
10 Baby I Don't Care
Bonus Teddy Bear
Gospel Take My Hand_ Precious Lord

60's
1 Mess Of Blues
2 Finder Keepers Losers Weepers - Don't ask, I just like it
3 Such A Night
4 Good Luck Charm
5 Lawdy Miss Clawdy '68
6 Without Love
7 His Latest Flame
8 Wearin' That Loved On Look
9 If I Can Dream
10 Fools Fall In Love
Bonus Fame and Fortune
Gospel You'll Never Walk Alone

70's
1 Hurt
2 Way Down
3 My Boy
4 She Thinks I Still Care
5 Sylvia
6 The Wonder Of You
7 Heart Of Rome
8 Trilogy
9 Never Been To Spain
10 Suspecious Minds
Bonus Burning Love
Gospel Why Me Lord

50's: Where's "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up"? :o
60's: Where's "Reconsider Baby"? :o
70's: Where's "Promised Land"? :o


All Great Tunes but this isn't my 10 top or forever on an island list. This is what I'm in the mood for now to get me through 1 month.

And I still wouldn't add "Promised Land" to my forever list. And I did forget "Hound Dog" but it has to be the Milton Berle version

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:45 pm

Right now, these are the 10 performances from each decade that I couldn't live without. Of course, it's ever changing, but these are the ones that I'm just really into at the moment, don't ask me why!


1950s

Milkcow Blues Boogie
My Baby Left Me
Old Shep
Paralyzed
(There'll Be) Peace In the Valley (For Me)
Is It So Strange
One Night
Don't
A Big Hunk o' Love
(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I


1960s

Fame and Fortune
The Girl of My Best Friend
Reconsider Baby
Milky White Way
I Need Somebody to Lean On
Love Letters
Guitar Man
Long Black Limousine
I'll Hold You In My Heart (Till I Can Hold You In My Arms)
True Love Travels On a Gravel Road


1970s

I Really Don't Want to Know
Funny How Time Slips Away
Amazing Grace
Reach Out to Jesus
Separate Ways
Promised Land
Woman Without Love
Shake a Hand
Pledging My Love
He'll Have to Go

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:49 pm

Good Time Charlie wrote:1970s

Woman Without Love

Yes!

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:51 pm

Rob wrote:
Good Time Charlie wrote:1970s

Woman Without Love

Yes!

Darn country crap! :mrgreen:

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:57 pm

Rob wrote:
Good Time Charlie wrote:1970s

Woman Without Love

Yes!


I knew it would raise a few eyebrows but I don't care! I love this damn song. I've never understood why people don't like it. I feel the same way about "Bringin' It Back", another fave.

I just adore it, always have, ever since I first heard it as a child. I love the arrangement and Elvis' vocal is absolute perfection, he totally nails it. I guess you gotta be in the mood for this one.

"Today" is possibly the most under rated album of his career, I dig every track on the album. It was the best Elvis sang in the studio since 1970.
Last edited by Good Time Charlie on Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:00 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:09 pm

My list for the next 24 hours:

50's:
1.- Good Rockin' Tonight
2.- Baby, Let's Play House
3.- Mystery Train
4.- Heartbreak Hotel
5.- My Baby Left Me
6.- (You Ain't Nothing But A) Hound Dog
7.- Don't Be Cruel (To A Heart That's True)
8.- One Night
9.- Jailhouse Rock
10.- A Big Hunk O' Love

60's:
1.- A Mess Of Blues
2.- Reconsider Baby
3.- Put The Blame On Me
4.- (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame
5.- Little Sister
6.- Night Rider
7.- Hi-Heel Sneakers (Single Edit)
8.- Too Much Monkey Business
9.- Suspicious Minds
10.- Any Day Now

70's:
1.- Let It Be Me (Live)
2.- Walk A Mile In My Shoes (Live)
3.- Medley: Mystery Train/Tiger Man (Live)
4.- Merry Christmas, Baby
5.- Burning Love
6.- Always On My Mind
7.- An American Trilogy (Live)
8.- Promised Land
9.- T-R-O-U-B-L-E
10.- Moody Blue

Re: Top 10 From Each

Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:23 pm

JimmyCool wrote:50's: Where's "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up"? :o
60's: Where's "Reconsider Baby"? :o
70's: Where's "Promised Land"? :o

The list is what he would listen to, not what is typically considered the best.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:12 am

Good Time Charlie wrote:"Today" is possibly the most under rated album of his career, I dig every track on the album. It was the best Elvis sang in the studio since 1970.

Trust me when I say that I am NOT disagreeing with you.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:54 am

Jimmy Cool wrote:6.- (You Ain't Nothing But A) Hound Dog
7.- Don't Be Cruel (To A Heart That's True)
No, Jimmy, you just CAN'T DO THAT!!! Write down the songs with a subtitle... sheesh!

50's:

1. Hound Dog
2. Any Place Is Paradise
3. First In Line
4. Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)
5. I Was The One
6. That's All Right
7. Baby, Let's Play Horse
8. My Happiness
9. Fool, Fool, Fool (What A Fool I Was)
10. I'm Beginning To Forget You

60's:

1. Suspicious Minds
2. In The Ghetto (The Vicious Circle)
3. A Little Less Conversation (Each of the three versions)
4. Change Of Habit
5. Edge Of Reality
6. Make Me Know It
7. I'll Be Back
8. Wild In The Country
9. I Feel So Bad
10.A Mess Of Blues

70's:

1. Promised Land
2. Burning Love
3. For Ol' Times Sake
4. Pieces Of My Life
5. Mr. Songman
6. If You Talk In Your Sleep
7. Lovin' Arms
8. Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
9. Sweet Angeline
10. I Miss You

:mrgreen:

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:55 am

Good Time Charlie wrote:
Rob wrote:
Good Time Charlie wrote:1970s

Woman Without Love

Yes!


I knew it would raise a few eyebrows but I don't care! I love this damn song. I've never understood why people don't like it. I feel the same way about "Bringin' It Back", another fave.

I just adore it, always have, ever since I first heard it as a child. I love the arrangement and Elvis' vocal is absolute perfection, he totally nails it. I guess you gotta be in the mood for this one.

"Today" is possibly the most under rated album of his career, I dig every track on the album. It was the best Elvis sang in the studio since 1970.


I totally agree. It's easy for the album to be dismissed as a bunch of country covers in the main, but Elvis was on fine form in these sessions, and the greater percentage of his output over his career were covers, so i don't see why that fact is highlighted here. The great thing about Today as an album is that it is probably the most coherent group of songs since Elvis Country - a far cry from the weird mixes of gospel and secular on Elvis Now and Love Letters, and the weirder mix of gospel, soul, rock n roll and country on Promised Land and Good Times.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:19 am

luckyjackson1 wrote:
Jimmy Cool wrote:6.- (You Ain't Nothing But A) Hound Dog
7.- Don't Be Cruel (To A Heart That's True)
No, Jimmy, you just CAN'T DO THAT!!! Write down the songs with a subtitle... sheesh!

Oh, I'm so sorry, Lucky! I won't do it again... Am I getting banned here? :smt022
:lol:

poormadpeter wrote:It's easy for the album to be dismissed as a bunch of country covers in the main, but Elvis was on fine form in these sessions, and the greater percentage of his output over his career were covers, so i don't see why that fact is highlighted here. The great thing about Today as an album is that it is probably the most coherent group of songs since Elvis Country - a far cry from the weird mixes of gospel and secular on Elvis Now and Love Letters, and the weirder mix of gospel, soul, rock n roll and country on Promised Land and Good Times.

I like Elvis Today too!
Unfortunately, Dave Marsh don't agree with us:

Elvis Presley is the greatest singer in the history of rock & roll. As each of his frustratingly mediocre albums appears, we are forcibly reminded of that fact. There is almost nothing on any of them to keep us listening. But I have never heard an Elvis record which didn't reveal something about the man and his capacities and therefore, somehow, about everyone's. Instinctively and accidentally, Presley's product (with no other artist does that term have such resonance) teaches us what charisma means.

Elvis throws away the best line on Today—"Have a laugh on me, I can help"—with what seems to be transparent smugness. The words invite the dismissal of everything on the record but, as always, there is a catch.

Today catalogs perfectly the undeniable stylistic and creative decline of every Sun artist, makes us realize how much more than a match Elvis was for them and how canny he has been in avoiding the burnout. (If he has done it by fizzling out, that does not necessarily lessen the achievement. Name someone else who has been able to remain continuously fascinating for 20 years.)

Superficially, nearly every song on this album would have been better off in the hands of one of the other Sun singers, or one of Presley's latter-day imitators. "T-R-O-U-B-L-E," the latest chart number, is made for Jerry Lee Lewis. It begs Elvis to romp, stomp and rip it to shreds. He declines the honor, but not without giving an indication, here and there, that he could if he wanted to. In his refusal, we can see simultaneously the genius of Presley and Colonel Parker in avoiding the issue, and the brilliance of Lewis, the only Sun artist who has retained any of his power with something like consistency.

"I Can Help" is perhaps more suited to Presley's peculiar talents than any other song in the last decade. It is a gauntlet thrown, and he picks it up without reluctance. But with such a twist! Here is a song meant to evoke everything the early Memphis sound meant, and what does he do with it? He takes it to Vegas. Only a truly inspired—or truly arrogant — man would have had the thought, much less the courage, to carry it through.

"Pieces of My Life" is actually the song Charlie Rich now uses to close his debilitated live performances. Presley's version is no less banal, but it is somehow richer. Anyone who has ever thought Rich might be the man to match Elvis's voice—I confess the heresy — will find his hopes (or fears) dashed here. "Susan When She Tried" is pure Johnny Cash. And with "Green, Green Grass of Home," Elvis, with his usual lack of commitment, manages to mock not only Tom Jones but the very idea of a return home (even to Memphis, source of his fertility).

Bruce Springsteen sums it up perfectly, just before rocking into a version of "Wear My Ring around Your Neck" that might make the master smile. "There have been contenders," he says, "there have been pretenders. But there is only one king." Long may he reign.

- Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone Magazine (1975)

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:23 am

JimmyCool wrote:Unfortunately, Dave Marsh don't agree with us:

Does that mean you are not allowed to like it? I was never swayed by the opinion of others, Dave Marsh included. If I like something, I don't give a rat's fat ass what anyone else thinks. I very much like the "Today" album.

But that's just the way I shake a hand.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:23 am

Good Time Charlie wrote:
Woman Without Love
Yes!

I knew it would raise a few eyebrows but I don't care! I love this damn song. I've never understood why people don't like it.



Ok. If you "knew" it would raise a few eyebrows, but "didn't care," then how is it you "never understood" why (some) people don't like it?

Could be something about THESE types of people! :smt061

Good Time Charlie wrote:
I guess you gotta be in the mood for this one.



Guess so. "A man without love is only half of a man. But a woman is nothing at all ."

Just that little notion that one must be "in the mood for."

You know, if you reversed it, and got a wee bit too literal, a songwriter could do a RADICAL reinterpreation! "A woman without love makes half of a man."

Remember this incident which attracted "international attention"? :smt005 :smt003 :smt005

Warning:
You must be 18 to click this link. (And no male should ever be permitted to listen to "Woman Without Love." Ever.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XnuPOk144c


phpBB [video]



<snip of Today, yada, yada, yada>

rjm :mrgreen:

P.S. -- Look: someone ELSE gave me the idea about this song the other day! (You really could do a hilarious re-write.)

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:36 am

Rob wrote:Does that mean you are not allowed to like it? I was never swayed by the opinion of others, Dave Marsh included. If I like something, I don't give a rat's fat ass what anyone else thinks. I very much like the "Today" album.

But that's just the way I shake a hand.
What can I say? I love you! :smt007

Liked it from the first time I heard it, although for me there's something with "T-R-O-U-B-L-E", I still think it's a little stinker. Maybe it's because

a) it features Duke Bardwell on bass
b) I never managed to get all the words to that sonofabitch right

...


:mrgreen:

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:04 am

Rob wrote:
JimmyCool wrote:Unfortunately, Dave Marsh don't agree with us:

Does that mean you are not allowed to like it? I was never swayed by the opinion of others, Dave Marsh included. If I like something, I don't give a rat's fat ass what anyone else thinks. I very much like the "Today" album.

But that's just the way I shake a hand.

Well, I am swayed by your opinion. Based on your praise of the Today album, I am now inspired to reassess Bringin' In Back.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:21 am

This is hardly fair but...

1950's
Hound Dog
Don't Be Cruel
Any Way You Want Me
Love Me
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
Heartbreak Hotel
Jailhouse Rock
A Fool Such As I
A Big Hunk O' Love
All Shook Up

1960's
Can't Help Falling in Love
It's Now or Never
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Such A Night
Reconsider Baby
Suspicious Minds
In The Ghetto
It Hurts Me
Down In The Alley
Long Black Limousine

1970's
Funny How Time Slips Away
Really Don't Want To Know
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
American Trilogy (January 14, 1973)
Promised Land
I've Lost You
Holly Leaves and Christmas Trees
How Great Thou Art (March 20, 1974)
Hurt
Loving Arms

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:22 am

JimmyCool wrote:
luckyjackson1 wrote:
Jimmy Cool wrote:6.- (You Ain't Nothing But A) Hound Dog
7.- Don't Be Cruel (To A Heart That's True)
No, Jimmy, you just CAN'T DO THAT!!! Write down the songs with a subtitle... sheesh!

Oh, I'm so sorry, Lucky! I won't do it again... Am I getting banned here? :smt022
:lol:

poormadpeter wrote:It's easy for the album to be dismissed as a bunch of country covers in the main, but Elvis was on fine form in these sessions, and the greater percentage of his output over his career were covers, so i don't see why that fact is highlighted here. The great thing about Today as an album is that it is probably the most coherent group of songs since Elvis Country - a far cry from the weird mixes of gospel and secular on Elvis Now and Love Letters, and the weirder mix of gospel, soul, rock n roll and country on Promised Land and Good Times.

I like Elvis Today too!
Unfortunately, Dave Marsh don't agree with us:

Elvis Presley is the greatest singer in the history of rock & roll. As each of his frustratingly mediocre albums appears, we are forcibly reminded of that fact. There is almost nothing on any of them to keep us listening. But I have never heard an Elvis record which didn't reveal something about the man and his capacities and therefore, somehow, about everyone's. Instinctively and accidentally, Presley's product (with no other artist does that term have such resonance) teaches us what charisma means.

Elvis throws away the best line on Today—"Have a laugh on me, I can help"—with what seems to be transparent smugness. The words invite the dismissal of everything on the record but, as always, there is a catch.

Today catalogs perfectly the undeniable stylistic and creative decline of every Sun artist, makes us realize how much more than a match Elvis was for them and how canny he has been in avoiding the burnout. (If he has done it by fizzling out, that does not necessarily lessen the achievement. Name someone else who has been able to remain continuously fascinating for 20 years.)

Superficially, nearly every song on this album would have been better off in the hands of one of the other Sun singers, or one of Presley's latter-day imitators. "T-R-O-U-B-L-E," the latest chart number, is made for Jerry Lee Lewis. It begs Elvis to romp, stomp and rip it to shreds. He declines the honor, but not without giving an indication, here and there, that he could if he wanted to. In his refusal, we can see simultaneously the genius of Presley and Colonel Parker in avoiding the issue, and the brilliance of Lewis, the only Sun artist who has retained any of his power with something like consistency.

"I Can Help" is perhaps more suited to Presley's peculiar talents than any other song in the last decade. It is a gauntlet thrown, and he picks it up without reluctance. But with such a twist! Here is a song meant to evoke everything the early Memphis sound meant, and what does he do with it? He takes it to Vegas. Only a truly inspired—or truly arrogant — man would have had the thought, much less the courage, to carry it through.

"Pieces of My Life" is actually the song Charlie Rich now uses to close his debilitated live performances. Presley's version is no less banal, but it is somehow richer. Anyone who has ever thought Rich might be the man to match Elvis's voice—I confess the heresy — will find his hopes (or fears) dashed here. "Susan When She Tried" is pure Johnny Cash. And with "Green, Green Grass of Home," Elvis, with his usual lack of commitment, manages to mock not only Tom Jones but the very idea of a return home (even to Memphis, source of his fertility).

Bruce Springsteen sums it up perfectly, just before rocking into a version of "Wear My Ring around Your Neck" that might make the master smile. "There have been contenders," he says, "there have been pretenders. But there is only one king." Long may he reign.

- Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone Magazine (1975)


It would be interesting to see if Marsh had changed his mind by the time he wrote the liner notes for the 70s box. I'l dig it out at some point - if i remember. In 1975 it might have been a disappointing album, but some 37 years later it holds up remarkably well as a consistently enjoyable and entertaining piece of work. I'll take it over most of his 70s albums.

Re: Top 10 From Each

Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:26 am

poormadpeter wrote:It would be interesting to see if Marsh had changed his mind by the time he wrote the liner notes for the 70s box. I'l dig it out at some point - if i remember. In 1975 it might have been a disappointing album, but some 37 years later it holds up remarkably well as a consistently enjoyable and entertaining piece of work. I'll take it over most of his 70s albums.

Agreed. While there's no one particular song that's a standout for me on the album, it's the album as a whole that I enjoy listening to.