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On August 3, 2006.

On August 3, 2006, Arthur Lee died aged 61. Being singer, guitarist and composer, Lee is best known as founding member and leader of the influential 60’s band Love. 35 more words

California Dreaming: Doggone

“Once I had a singing group, singing group done gone/Now I got another group, didn’t take too long…”

Love had split, but they still owed one more record to Elektra, and Arthur Lee, as the group’s leader, was responsible for delivering that record. 930 more words

Love - The Red Telephone - a song about the claustrophobia of society and freedom.

Love came straight out of LA in the sixties. They were unlike their name being more of a Punk Band than a soft lovey sound. They were feisty and full of angst. 394 more words

Writing

Love - You Set the Scene - Lyrics from Arthur Lee and one of the best bands of all time.

Love were a brilliant band. They produced three outstanding albums. Forever Changes was their apotheosis.

This track comes from that album. For me it sets the whole picture of the enquiring nature of the sixties counter culture. 588 more words

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Song of the Day, April 27: Maybe the People Would Be the Times or Between Clark and Hilldale by Love

Today’s song is a standout from Love’s brilliant third album Forever Changes. The somewhat cumbersome title captures the dichotomy of the lyrics. Maybe the People Would Be the Times… 182 more words

Song Of The Day