Author: George W. Harris

Carol King: The Legendary Demos

Before there was Dark Side of The Moon, Frampton Comes Alive or Thriller, Carol King’s simple and plaintive Tapestry was the all time selling album. The composer of innocent pop hits like “The Locomotion” put out a debut album back…

Luis Conte: En Casa de Luis

You want  percussion? You got it here, in bucketloads, lead by Luis Cone, who plays (take a deep breath) congas, timbales, shakers, guiro, cowbell, claves, shekere, quinto, cajon, African water pots, bottle caps, darbuka, finger cymbals, qraqab, cymbal pans, cymbals,…

Frank Macchia: Swamp Thang

Tenor saxist/composer/arranger Frank Macchia has been one of my favorite jazz artists. Throughout the years, he’s put out material that is fresh, creative, orginal and, most importantly, enjoyable on a plethora of levels. His humor is exem plified by his…

THE 70s RETURN! Bill Nelson and the Gentlemen : Recorded Live In Concert At Metropolis Studios, London, Van Der Graaf Generator: Recorded Live In Concert At Metropolis Studios, London, The Zombies featuring Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent: Recorded Live In Concert At Metropolis Studios, London

So, did the 70s sound as good or as bad as you remember? Here are three sets of cd/dvd compilations of artists from that era who gave some intimate concerts to appreciative audiences. Some of those there grew up to…