Soul music went through its psychedelic period, too, thanks in large part to Sly Stone. The transformation wasn’t quite as drastic as in rock: the songs became longer and there was more effect-coated guitar work, but The Temptations still sounded like The Temptations. 2,035 more words
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Sometimes a sound you hear in a piece of music triggers a faint memory of a past experience. You know you’ve heard that sound before, but you can’t remember where or under what circumstances. 2,516 more words
One idea behind Anthem of the Sun was to create a soundscape that reflected the experience of a Grateful Dead concert, so that’s the perspective I’m going to take for this review. 2,319 more words
The Incredible String Band were the darlings of the cognoscenti of the time. McCartney, Dylan and John Peel gave them their blessings. The U. K. listening public bought their records in droves. 1,923 more words
I’m happy to say that Jimi Hendrix hated the cover of this album as much as I do.
Apparently there was miscommunication over the word “Indian.” Hendrix wanted something to celebrate his Native American heritage. 1,919 more words