Tag: 1975

Song Of The Day: The Walker Brothers, “No Regrets”

Some thoughts on the passing of the brilliant Scott Walker.

Song Of The Day: Maggie & Terre Roche, “Jill Of All Trades”

We remember the late singer/songwriter Maggie Roche, courtesy a track from her obscure but stunning debut album.

Song Of The Day: George Harrison, “Ding Dong, Ding Dong”

Happy New Year! We kick off 2017 with one of our favorite anthems.

Song Of The Day: Greg Lake, “I Believe In Father Christmas”

We remember the late Greg Lake, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 69, and left the world during the one time of the year one of his most beloved songs gets played on a regular basis.

Tammy Wynette: I Still Believe In Fairy Tales/’Til I Can Make It On My Own (Morello Records)

These two mid-1970s albums from Tammy Wynette find the First Lady of Country Music reflecting upon heartbreak and loss, both made more poignant and potent thanks to her concurrent divorce from George

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking of The Titanic” (1975)

Gavin Bryars’ ode to a lost luxury liner served as his debut album proper, and is a stunning work of art.

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking Of The Titanic” (1975)

The debut album by composer Gavin Bryars offered up one of his finest works, as well as one of the most moving tributes to the great disasters of the century.

3AM Eternal: Alice Cooper, “Welcome To My Nightmare” (1975)

It’s Hallowe’en time again, so we’re going to prep you for that special day by giving you some scary, dark, depressing, haunting music. First up is a wonderful appearance by a master of the horror-rock genre.

MFSB: Universal Love (Big Break Records)

The Philly-based MFSB had conquered the charts in 1974 with their hit, “TSOP.” This, their follow-up, carried on the band’s growing legacy of enjoyable, groove-laden instrumental music.

Elvis Presley: Today (RCA/Legacy Recordings)

Unsurprisingly, Elvis Presley’s 1975 album Trouble wasn’t a particularly good album, but this 40th anniversary edition provides an insight into one of the more notorious Presley stories.