Posts Tagged: 1960s

Smiley Smile (1967) – The Beach Boys

It’s still hard to conceive the dichotomy this record is. Apart from three tracks, Smiley Smile can sound like an artist’s in-joke. For whilst we’re graced briefly with some of their A++ material we’re also hit with a barrage of

Smiley Smile (1967) – The Beach Boys

It’s still hard to conceive the dichotomy this record is. Apart from three tracks, Smiley Smile can sound like an artist’s in-joke. For whilst we’re graced briefly with some of their A++ material we’re also hit with a barrage of

12 Greatest Hits (1988) – Patsy Cline

Cline’s intense vocal paired with a slick arrangement ensured “Crazy” as the song to tower over all else she recorded, but casual listeners may well revel in the other 1960-1963 material collected here. More instant-familiarity is found in “Walkin’ After

12 Greatest Hits (1988) – Patsy Cline

Cline’s intense vocal paired with a slick arrangement ensured “Crazy” as the song to tower over all else she recorded, but casual listeners may well revel in the other 1960-1963 material collected here. More instant-familiarity is found in “Walkin’ After

Around the Bend: Ten lesser-known movie tracks by Elvis

Elvis. Reissues, reassessments, remixes and retellings. Approaching the 40-year mark since his death, can anything more than a household name remain? Whilst his film career continues to be something of a contention, what about the music he recorded alongside these

Around the Bend: Ten lesser-known movie tracks by Elvis

Elvis. Reissues, reassessments, remixes and retellings. Approaching the 40-year mark since his death, can anything more than a household name remain? Whilst his film career continues to be something of a contention, what about the music he recorded alongside these

More than magic: Bewitched 1964-1972

Sixties saccharine. Bewitched was the long running 60s /70s US sitcom in which ambitious career man Darrin (Dick York, later Dick Sargent) is married to Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery), who happens to be a modern day witch. Following the quirky revelation (on their

More than magic: Bewitched 1964-1972

Sixties saccharine. Bewitched was the long running 60s /70s US sitcom in which ambitious career man Darrin (Dick York, later Dick Sargent) is married to Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery), who happens to be a modern day witch. Following the quirky revelation (on their