The Unfinished Music series was designed as a way for John Lennon and Yoko Ono to document their budding relationship. The sounds held within are uncompromising, unique, and occasionally frustrating. In other words, Yoko Ono at her best.
Roy Orbison’s One Of The Lonely Ones was unreleased in its time, and seeing release four decades later, it’s an enjoyable–if not particularly revelatory–artistic statement of a man in the throes of personal tragedy and loss.
Leonard Kastle’s The Honeymoon Killers is a true-crime/horror/film noir masterpiece based on actual events, but its backstory is so convoluted that the making of the film is equally as engaging. Criterion’s recent reissue of the DVD brings this classic to light, reintroducing it to a new generation of movie buffs.
This live record, released in 1969, serves as one of the lasting documents of the greatness that was the talented but now-obscure Canadian guitarist Lenny Breau.
No words, simply one of Miles Davis’ finest albums, presented in its entirety, for your listening enjoyment.
Here’s a little country-rock nugget to get your weekend off to an upbeat, fun start!
The King is dead…long live The King!
Brian Wilson’s wife’s project, The Honeys, often served as an outlet for Brian’s production skills. This 1969 single is a lovely little number, if not slightly anachronistic for the times.
When mainstream culture takes on psychedelia, the results are interesting., and here’s a fine example. Dig that crazy solo, too!
A fun and catchy late 60s outtake that celebrates that most special day of the week: payday!