Thursday, September 29, 2011

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young-Deja Vu (1970)

Perhaps the greatest folk-rock supergroup that has ever existed, were never aware of the impact would form even 30 years later, David Crosby proceeded from one of the pioneering groups of country folk-rock flavored with the Byrds, Stephen Stills came from another influential groups of the Buffalo Springfield folk rock by Graham Nash was part English and the Hollies came from a group beat with touches of British rhythm & blues, and Neil Young also came from the Buffalo Springfield, but this was Canadian, his music was a solid style with four guitars playing at once and any of the four solo voices to be followed by three others, the album itself contained themes composed caliber Woodstock Joni Mitchell, Almost Cut My Hair matter content anti-police, Our House or the fantastic Teach Your Children, the band became a perfect machine to make live music where these or other topics of their first album (this even without Young) were really impressive with themes that stretched in suites due to the endless guitar solos of the four components, special mention to their double live album Four Way Street considered a classic.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Creedence Clearwater Revival-Cosmo´s Factory (1970)

If Europe were the Beatles in the marking pattern in the sixties at both the popularity and sales, was not so in America, there was a band that made ​​them not only shade, but also literally swept them all, not refer to the Creedence Clearwater Revival
In 1970 he posted his fifth album Cosmo's Factory, the last of the great albums of the band, shortly after Tom Fogerty edited leave the formation, the album itself, was really great, since the subject of Marvin Gaye I heard it through the grapevine, through the country rock of my back door and Lookin'out Up around the bend, or the fantastic to the impressive Travellin'band Who'll stop the rain, an issue about the Vietnam War, its swampy rock concert southern taste influences and blues-exempt not heard since the late fifties, in short, a masterpiece essential in the rock of the seventies.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Wishbone Ash-Argus (1972)

Will be remembered for being a twin guitar band, and perhaps the first to use two lead guitars, but also by the progressive blues-rock experiment, their album Live Dates is legendary, but we are concerned is perhaps his masterpiece, issues such as Blowin 'free or Warrior or the King will Come enigmatic made ​​them even a little inspired by science fiction, but it was the Turner brothers with ease and inspiration for the guitars that made ​​them distinctive and a truly amazing band.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Al Kooper, Mike Bloomfield & Stephen Stills-Super session (1968)

This album is considered one of the best jam sessions recorded, if not better, three musicians reputadisimos, Kooper was the keyboardist in the famous Bob Dylan Like a rolling stone, and a member of bands like Blood, Sweat and Tears and The Blues Project, Bloomfield was a famous blues guitarist Muddy Waters or influenced by Albert King, a member of Electric Flag, and Stills was perhaps the most known of the three, a member of Buffalo Springfield and then the mythical part of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, in the final three geniuses doing jam sessions, the outcome of this album was that while perhaps pretentious, was sufficiently accepted by critics and public to be considered an excellent blues-rock album, occupied the twelfth position with global sales of 2 million records.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The Highwayman-The Highwayman (1987)

This supergroup formed initially as a project for a single disc became one of the leading bands of the century country, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson are legends in the U.S. individually, well is album together and released a stunning yet classic, and mythical themes as The last cowboy song, an old western theme by Ed Bruce, Deportee by Woody Guthier, Jim, I Wore tie today by Eddy Arnold, Johnny Cash Big river or Against the Wind Bob Seger, while the subject Highwayman demencionar composed of the four musicians are part of this gem, in short, a truly stunning album of country, folk and rock'n'roll.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Genesis-The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974)

The band called par excellence the art-rock are no doubt Genesis, created in the late sixties, early are considered the ultimate expression of the new English rock, sophisticated, cultured, enigmatic drama and especially, the latter under the influence of their leader and singer Peter Gabriel, her first rock albums baroque denote a non-exempt instrumentality due in large part to the virtuosity of its components, Tresspas, Foxtrot and Selling England by the Pound are clear signs of it, but at The Lamb ... your more hard rock where they exploit all their quality, the album's odyssey of a fictional character created by Gabriel called Rael travels the streets of New York seeking his own identity between madness and dreams, and indeed the group achieves an atmosphere as real as hypnotic on a blazing album from the cage in a small suite without respite, to The Carpet Crawlers an epic theme, through moments of great inspiration as Cuckoo Cocoon, Back in NYC, Waiting Room or the fantastic It on the album Steve Hackett invention amazing sounds of guitars and Tony Banks filled with the sound of Mellotron and Moogs the void that left, if we add the perfect rhythm section but unpredictable Mike Rutherford on bass and Phil Collins on drums, we see a perfect musical machine in album review of the group makes a series of songs linked exciting as a thriller film is involved, the double album to make matters worse is a sure confirmation of the most important bands in rock history