#1475 The Who – Who’s Next

Somehow I never got into The Who when I was first discovering 60s and 70s rock music in my early teens in the mid 80s. Jimi Hendrix, oh yes. Led Zeppelin too. Along with Prince they were among the first vinyl records I bought with my own money. But The Who somehow passed me by, … Continue reading #1475 The Who – Who’s Next


#923 Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals

Ocean Colour Scene are so not cool. It’s become cool to diss them, and that was even at the time of their brief shot of fame shortly after the ridiculous media-manipulated Blur v Oasis battle. I love the fact this this rocked up on the randometer on the 1st day of the new year. Random … Continue reading #923 Ocean Colour Scene – Moseley Shoals

#1132 Rolling Stones – Let it Bleed

This album is the perfect marriage of blues and rock, with more emphasis on the former than previous albums, with their Robert Johnson cover Love In Vain and the countrified version of Honky Tonk Woman, here titled Country Honk. As an album it’s pretty much perfection in terms of creating a collection of songs and … Continue reading #1132 Rolling Stones – Let it Bleed

#739 Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti

This LP is one of several records I acquired from my University Halls of Residence Junior Common Room Record Library Collection. A fellow student had been tasked with the job of ‘looking after’ the record collection, which in the brave new world of 1992, meant selling them off (because “no one plays records anymore”) and … Continue reading #739 Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti