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On March 29, 1973.

On March 29, 1973, “CBS” label released “Birds of Fire”, the second Mahavishnu Orchestra studio album. It was recorded August 1972 at “CBS” in New York, and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Mahavishnu Orchestra. 56 more words

On March 16, 1999.

On March 16, 1999, “Epic” label released “Who Else!”, the seventh Jeff Beck studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Jeff Beck and Tony Hymas. 120 more words

Rescued From The Vaults: Jan Hammer's The First Seven Days

Jan Hammer has had one of the strangest careers in music. A gifted jazz piano prodigy, he started out backing up Sarah Vaughan before tearing off the top of his Fender Rhodes and playing some brilliantly deranged stuff with… 368 more words

Album Reviews

The "Mahavishnu" Experience

Several years ago, I was lazing around on a Sunday in my appt in NJ, listening to a “Progressive Rock” Channel. I had been a die-hard fan of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin for years and had listened to almost all of their studio recordings by then. 1,951 more words

Bill Cobham

On October 1, 1973.

On October 1, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Spectrum”, the debut album by Billy Cobham. The album was recorded from May 14–May 16, 1973 at the “Electric Lady Studios”, in  New York City, and was produced by Ken Scott. 72 more words