Tag: 1968

Singles Staying Single: The Sundazed Records Singles Collection

It’s the first day of summer–and you say you need some sweet Sixties sounds for your beach party? Well, this recent selection of reissue singles from Sundazed Records will serve you well!

3AM Eternal: McGough & McGear, “Mr. Tickle” (1968)

We’re back! Our dormant daily feature is back, and this time, we’re paying tribute to Paul McCartney and his music. First up…an interesting little number, which leads us into today’s big feature…

Scott Fagan: South Atlantic Blues (Saint Cecilia Knows)

Scott Fagan’s name might be attached to that of his world-renowned son, but his style–gentle, hushed folk a la Tim Buckley–possesses its own merits.

3AM Eternal: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Still Raining, Still Dreaming” (1968)

And now…the exciting conclusion to “Rainy Day, Dream Away!”

3AM Eternal: Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Requiem For Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Two Mixed Choirs & Orchestra (1968)

A classical composition and a sonic highlight from one of the greatest films of all time.

3AM Eternal: Vince Guaraldi, “The Great Pumpkin Waltz” (1966)

And now for a break in the scary stuff, it’s the theme song to the perennial Hallowe’en special, Charlie Brown!

The City: Now That Everything’s Been Said (Light In The Attic)

The City was songwriter Carole King’s short-lived folk-rock trio; they released one promising album that would hint at King’s soon-to-be successful singing career.

Twilight Music: The Modern Jazz Quartet “Three Little Feelings” (1968)

A lovely offering from the first release of an unusual business partnership.

3AM Eternal: Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner “Jeannie’s Afraid of the Dark” (1968)

The gloomiest of the gloomiest? Good luck not tearing up

Billy Paul: Feelin’ Good At The Cadillac Club (Big Break Records)

Though he would become synonymous with grand, ┬ábombastic soul ballads, singer Billy Paul‘s career did not start out that way. His 1968 debut–an album long out of print–was a live-in-the-studio recording of Paul with his jazz trio. It is stunning, then, when one first hears introductory number “Billy Boy,” for his style is much more… Read More ›