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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

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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

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ARTHUR LEE and LOVE feat JIMI HENDRIX - " Everlasting Love "

Jimi Hendrix and Arthur Lee met in 1964 or 1965 at the Gold Star Studios in Los Angeles, where singer Rosa Lee Brooks was recording Lee’s song… 814 more words

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Arthur Lee

The late great Arthur Lee would have been 70 on March 7th.

Much missed, here’s a picture of Arthur when Love made a very rare TV appearance on “Where The Action Is”, with Bryan Maclean on the left of the pic, Johnny Echols on the right, and Alban “Snoopy” Pfisterer on drums at the back. Great picture, great band.

Reissues short cuts: Arthur, Francis the Great & Stanislas Tohon

Here are some tracks from beloved reissues, I listen to in heavy rotation lately. First is Arthur´s “Dreams and Images” released via Light in the attic records / Lee Hazelwood records.  354 more words

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Album of the Week, March 8: Forever Changes by Love

Arthur Lee was an enigmatic figure in the Los Angeles rock scene, a powerful innovator who honed the internal tensions of his band into something magical. 1,452 more words

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