F. J. McMahon – Spirit of the Golden Juice (1969)

“Early in the morning / standing by my window / watching the rain become / silhouette pictures as you go” I’ve had my eye on the Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music compilation for awhile, and finally pulled the trigger, but the only thing familiar to me was the title track taken from this F.J. McMahon … More F. J. McMahon – Spirit of the Golden Juice (1969)

Human Expression – Love At A Psychedelic Velocity (2013)

“You’re sick, and it’s wrong, and baby it won’t be long ’til they’re readin’ your will!” [The] Human Expression was an Orange County, CA band that did teenage angst better than anybody. In their time, it was just a few singles released 1966-67, but other recordings have since surfaced, and while I’d had the CD … More Human Expression – Love At A Psychedelic Velocity (2013)

Louis Armstrong – Young Louis: The Side Man (1924-1927) [1967]

“I ain’t gonna play no second fiddle / Papa’s gotta play the lead!” I can’t get enough of Louis in the 1920s, and I used to have most of it, though a drastic but necessary CD purge left me short. I’ve primarily subsisted on JSP’s complete Hot Fives and Sevens and Columbia’s Portrait Of The … More Louis Armstrong – Young Louis: The Side Man (1924-1927) [1967]