This is a cool little oddity for the Rainbow/Deep Purple fans. Basically it’s a 1970 supergroup album with all of the artists performing under pseudonyms. Here’s the roster:
I bought this album at a friends of the library book sale for one reason: To impress the super hot hippie chick, Tuesday. It didn’t work, but nothing did.
Let’s talk about the legendary Larry Graham, the inventor of the “thump and pluck” style of bass playing without which we’d have no funk. We can stop right there, can’t we? That’s […]
I bought this album out of the cutout bin when I was a kid because I thought it must be some kind of Mick Fleetwood rarity. Man, was I wrong, thank goodness.
I hope that this becomes becomes a regular WIM feature. Robbo is a good friend from my art school and record store days, and he has a killer record collection. He’s also […]
Casablanca was a seriously weird record label. Neil Bogart’s brainchild was primarily a disco label (it was the home of Donna Summer, after all), yet it made its fortune on the backs […]
Come on, who doesn’t love “The Love Cats”? Nothing’s more fun than when the king of the shoegazers cuts loose.
Another classic Alice Cooper package, this one from 1972. You all know the title tune, but the one that really weirded me out as a kid was “Gutter Cat vs. the Jets,” […]
This is quite simply a great post-punk album: a little poppy but hooky as hell.
I know I’m going to get grief on this one, but Alice Cooper’s 1978 From the Inside is my vote for Cooper’s masterpiece.