ELO: Discovery (1979)

ELO, the Electric Light Orchestra. For me, this was the beginning of the end for ELO.  First, leader Jeff Lynne did away from the three string-players as official members of the group. The band was now a four-piece group. The album still had some string arrangements, but sparingly and not by the three string-players.  Second, … More ELO: Discovery (1979)

Bee Gees 1970s

The Bee Gees recorded enough material from the 1970s to easily fill a greatest hits collection.  This is not a greatest hits collection although he has many of their most famous and enduring songs.  My challenge was to not go over 79 minutes (a typical CD-R).  What you’ll have are ballads and dance songs.  Go … More Bee Gees 1970s

Ambrosia (1975)

The band, not the delicious fruit salad. Formed in 1970, most of the original band still performs today. Ambrosia is one of my favorite bands from the 1970s, they are also one of the most eclectic. In the space of seven years, their music changed from prog-rock to laidback L.A. pop to more of a … More Ambrosia (1975)

Seals & Crofts

Anyone remember this folk/pop duo that had massive chart success in the early 1970s? They were know for bright, sensitive songs with tight musical arrangements and smart harmonies. Jim Seals and Dash Crofts have been working musicians since the late 1950s. After a long road of bands and initial recordings, their second album for Warner … More Seals & Crofts