Yesterday's Sounds Today

Tag: 1975

Sharon Paige

Song Of The Day: Sharon Paige & Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, “Hope That We Can Be Together Soon”

We remember the lovely Sharon Paige, member of Philly Soul legends Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes, who passed away this weekend at the age of 67.

Steve Goodman

Steve Goodman: Jessie’s Jig & Other Favorites/Words We Can Dance To (Morello Records)

Steve Goodman was a young songwriter who is best known for two classic country/rock standards, but he died before establishing himself as a solo act. These two superb releases from the mid 1970s show him as a fine songwriter and arranger with a knack for superbly recreating the sounds of the past.

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.