Sam Coomes – Bugger Me (2016)

“I don’t believe in fairy tales, holy grails, chivalry…” Not only for the gallery of ghouls on the cover am I submitting this one for Halloween. While not as overtly spooky as titles of his previous songs—”Spiders,” “Ghost vs. Vampire,” “The Skeleton,” “Ditch Witch,” “Goblins and Trolls” (to name a few)—if I were expecting any … More Sam Coomes – Bugger Me (2016)

Kris Kristofferson – The Silver Tongued Devil And I (1971)

“dreaming was as easy as believing it was never gonna end” I couldn’t discern a choice lyric for a pull-quote atop my previous entry, but this guy’s a poet, and this is the line that leapt out at me. This is my lone Kristofferson LP (though I’ve got Willie’s mostly tasteful KK songbook album too, if sometimes … More Kris Kristofferson – The Silver Tongued Devil And I (1971)

The Californians – “Nausea Beast” / “Glass Disguise” (1969)

  This one’s mostly a mystery. Presumably a California group that formed from The Avengers VI, a surf band that put out a Good Humor-sponsored LP (Real Cool Hits) that was sold from ice cream trucks! The only other thing I know is that it is “A Brian Ross Production”—the man behind the early Music … More The Californians – “Nausea Beast” / “Glass Disguise” (1969)