Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #34

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Alan Hawkshaw/Keith Mansfield – Action Scene (KPM)
Underdogs –Love’s Gone Bad (VIP)
Jacques Dutronc – Et Moi Et Moi Et Moi (Vogue)
Bobby Brelyn – Hannah (Jorel)
Mars Bonfire – Ride With Me (UNI)
Chris and Peter Allen – My Silent Symphony (Mercury)
Ruthann – Carry On (Glittering Dancer) (Reprise)
Utica Club Natural Carbonation Band – Utica Club Natural Carbonation Beer Drinking Song (Utica Club)
Jim Lowe – Michael J Pollard For President (Buddah)
Jefferson Airplane Levis Commercial

The Eagles – Eagle (Warner Brothers)
Bucky Wilkin – I Wanna Be Free (RCA)
Bucky Wilkin – Delta Day (RCA)
John Buck Wilkin – Faces and Places (Liberty) 
John Buck Wilkin – My God and I (Liberty)
John Buck Wilkin – Boy of the Country (Liberty)
John Buck Wilkin – Apocalypse 1969 (Liberty)
John Buck Wilkin – Me and Bobby McGee (Liberty)
John Buck Wilkin – The Daydream (Liberty)
Sopwith Camel Levis Commercial

Buck Wilkin – Going On (UA)
Buck Wilkin – Get Up (UA)
Buck Wilkin – Down On Music Row (UA)
Buck Wilkin – Star Spangled Girl (UA)
Buck Wilkin – Sun, Moon and Stars (UA)
Canned Heat Levis Commercial

Boyce and Hart Coke Commercial
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – Where Angels Go Trouble Follows (A&M)
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart- Out and About (A&M)
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – Sometimes She’s a Little Girl (A&M)
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart- Blow You a Kiss In the Wind (Aquarian)
Curt Boettcher Levis Commercial

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 34 – 197MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

Welcome to this month’s episode of the Iron Leg Radio Show.

I have some cool stuff for you this time around, including all kinds of new arrivals, a long look at the sounds of unjustly forgotten Nashville rocker John Buck Wilkin and a set of Boyce and Hart action.

As always, I hope you dig the sounds.

See you next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #29

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Playlist

Alan Hawkshaw/Keith Mansfiueld – Action Scene (KPM)
Chuck Berry – Club Nitty Gritty (Mercury)
Believers – Soul Raga Simmerin’ (Capitol)
Lonnie Mack – Memphis ’68 (Elektra)
Baskerville Hounds – Hold Me (Avco)
Camel Drivers – Give It a Try (Buddha)
Unchained Mynds – Going Back to Miami (Buddha)
Unrelated Segments – Where You Gonna Go (Liberty)
Sopwith Camel – Cellophane Woman (Kama Sutra)
Sopwith Camel – Maybe In a Dream (Kama Sutra)
Sopwith Camel – Frantic Desolation (Kama Sutra)
Sopwith Camel – Levis Ad

Beach Boys – Surfs Up (Brother/Reprise)
The Upsetters – Draggin’ the Main (Autumn)
The Ventures – Flights of Fantasy (Liberty)
The Ventures – Walking the Carpet (Liberty)
The City – Snow Queen (Ode)
The City – That Old Sweet Roll (Hi De Ho) (Ode)
The City – Why are You Leaving (Ode)
The City – Paradise Alley (Ode)
The Hourglass – The Power of Love (Liberty)
Hourglass Concert Promo

Honey LTD – Come Down (LHI)
Honey LTD – Tomorrow Your Heart (LHI)
Shillings – Children and Flowers (Three Rivers)
The Fabulous Farquahr – Hollywood Ending (Verve)
Rita Coolidge – Walkin’ In the Morning (Pepper)
Rita Coolidge – Turn Around and Love You (Pepper)
Sunshine Company – Bolero (Imperial)
Evie Sands – Any Way That You Want Me (A&M)
Spanky and Our Gang – Sunday Morning (Mercury)
Boots – In the Beginning (Philips)
Boots – No Part of It (Philips)
Merrilee Rush – Reach Out (AMG)
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Promo

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 29 – 193MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

Welcome to this month’s episode of the Iron Leg Radio Show.

This month should be an especially good episode since it is composed almost entirely of recently excavated new arrivals.

I was lucky enough to get in a couple of digging sessions on a recent vacation and came away with a nice fat stack of 45s and some very cool LPs as well. I even have some stuff left over for next month!

There some cool sunshine pop, popsike, garage and pure pop, all very groovy and guaranteed to keep your ears tingling.

As always, I hope you dig it and I’ll see you all next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #28

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Playlist

Action Scene – Hawkshaw/Mansfield (KPM)
Los Bravos – Going Nowhere (Press)
Thors Hammer – Show Me You Like Me (Columbia)
Moody Blues – This Is My House (London)
The Herd – Understand Me (Fontana)
The Fortunes – Fire Brigade (UA)
Easybeats – Made My Bed Gonna Lie In It (UA)
Donovan – Museum (Epic)
Yardbirds – Little Games (Epic)
Yardbirds – Great Shakes Commercial

The Poor – She Got the Time (York)
The Poor – Come Back Baby (Decca)
The Poor – Feelin’ Down (Decca)
The Poor – Knowing You Knowing Me (York)
The Poor – My Mind Goes High (York)
The Collection – Tomorrow Is a Window (Hot Biscuit Disc Company)
The Collection – Both Sides Now (Hot Biscuit Disc Company)
Guild Light Gauge – Cloudy (We Make Rock’n’Roll Records)
Guild Light Gauge – 14th Annual Fun and Pleasure Fair (We Make Rock’n’Roll Records)
Crib and Ben – Emily (Decca)
Derek See – She Came This Way (Psychedelphonic)
Paul Revere and the Raiders – Louie Go Home (Columbia)
Paul Revere and the Raiders Greatest Hits Commercial

Eric Anderson – Violets of Dawn (Vanguard)
Fred Neil – The Other Side of This Life (Elektra)
Gordon Lightfoot – The Pride of Man (UA)
Ruthann Friedman – Fairy PrinceRainbow Man (Reprise)
Ruthann Friedman – Morning Becomes You (Reprise)
Ruthann Friedman – Piper’s Call (Reprise)
Claudine Longet – Jealous Guy/Don’t Let Me Down (Barnaby)
David McWilliams – The Days of Pearly Spencer (Kapp)
Hearts and Flowers – Please (Capitol)
JJ Cale – It’s a Go Go Place (Liberty)

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 28 – 185MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

Welcome to this month’s episode of the Iron Leg Radio Show.

I have some cool stuff for you this month, including a grip of freakbeat, the sounds of The Poor, a look at Eddie Simon’s brief recording career and some very groovy folky stuff .

I hope you dig it.

See you next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #27

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Playlist

Alan Hawkshaw/Alan Parker – Action Scene (KPM)
The Daily Flash – Jack Of Diamonds (Parrot)
The Daily Flash – Queen Jane Approximately (Parrot)
WC Fields Memorial Electric String Band – Hippy Elevator Operator (HBR)
WC Fields Memorial Electric String Band – Don’t Lose The Girl (HBR)
Unrelated Segments – It’s Gonna Rain (Liberty)
Limey and the Yanks – Gather Your Things and Go (Loma)
The Knack – I’m Aware (Capitol)
The Gas Co – Blow Your Mind (Mirwood)
New Colony Six – I Lie Awake (Sentar)
The Cryan Shames – Ben Franklin’s Almanac (Destination)
Cryan Shames Record Ad

Cannibal and the Headhunters – Land of 1000 Dances (Rampart)
The Atlantics – Beaver Shot (Rampart)
Giant Crab – I Enjoy Being the Boy (UNI)
Giant Crab – Hi Ho Silver Lining (UNI)
The Action – Never Ever (Capitol)
3s a Crowd – Wasn’t It You (Dunhill)
Brewer and Shipley – Truly Right (A&M)
Clover – Wade In the Water (Liberty)
Eyes of Blue – Apache 69 (Mercury)
Carnation Instant Breakfast Spot

Micky Dolenz – Don’t Do It (Challenge)
Danny Hutton – Big Bright Eyes (HBR)
New Life – Canterbury Road (Epic) 
Bhagavad-Gita – Long Hair Soulful (Philips) 
Avant Garde – Yellow Beads (Columbia)
Avant Garde – Honey and Gall (Columbia) 
Electric Tommy – Amazing Journey (Viva)
Electric Tommy – Sparks (Viva) 
Sound Symposium – America (Dot)
Sound Symposium – Darling Be Home Soon (Dot)
Brenda Patterson – This Wheel’s On Fire (Epic)

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 27 – 185MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

Welcome to this month’s episode of the Iron Leg Radio Show.

This month we have lots of groovy new arrivals in the crates, some of that groovy East LA stuff and a closing set with some moog/easy action as well.

Pay special attention to the demented square/brain melt of the Avant Garde, and the gospel meets the Avalon Ballroom ish of Clover, as well as the PNW garage folk of the Daily Flash, a long-time want list item satified.

All in all you get to stuff your ears with an hour and forty minutes worth of quality sounds, all jumping off of the wax and changing magically into the ones and zeros of your dreams.

I hope you dig it.

See you next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #26

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Playlist

Opener – Action Scene – Hawkshaw/Parker (KPM)
Nino Tempo and April Stevens with the Guilloteens – I Love How You Love Me (Atco)
Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – Teardrop City (A&M)
Sir Douglas Quintet – She’s About a Mover (Tribe)
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore – The LS Bumblebee (Decca)
Giant Crab – ESP (UNI)
The Bit A Sweet – How Can I Make You See (ABC)
The Garden Club – Little Girl Lost and Found (A&M)
The Garden Club – I Must Love Her (A&M)
John Wonderling – Midway Down (WB)
The Turtles – Buzz Saw (White Whale)
ALSAC Teenagers March Concert Commercial

Buffalo Covers…
Staple Singers – For What It’s Worth (Epic) 1967

Mojo Men – Sit Down I Think I Love You (Reprise) 1966
Kenny Rankin – Four Days Gone (Mercury) 1970
Percy Sledge – Kind Woman (Atlantic) 1968
Poco – Go and Say Goodbye (Epic) 1972
Glenn Yarbrough – Everybody’s Wrong (RCA) 1967
Fanny – Special Care (Reprise) 1971
Fever Tree – Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing (UNI) 1968
Yes – Everydays (Atlantic) 1970
The Road – Mr Soul (Kama Sutra) 1970
Bonnie Raitt – Bluebird (WB) 1971
Chris Smither – I Am a Child (Poppy) 1970
Kate Rogers – Broken Arrow (Grand Central) 2005
The Grip Weeds – Down to the Wire (Buy or Die) 1998
King Curtis – For What It’s Worth (Atco) 1967

The Doors – Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Elektra)
The Doors – Unknown Soldier (Elektra)
Rick Nelson – Don’t Make Promises (Decca)
Rick Nelson – Barefoot Boy (Decca)
Rick Nelson – Marshmallow Skies (Decca)
The Dillards – Lemon Chimes (Elektra)
The Dllards – Reason to Believe (Elektra)
The Collage – Rainy Blue Memory Day (Smash)
The Collage – My Mind’s At Ease (Smash)
The Collage – Would You Like To Go (Smash)
Van Dyke Parks – Come To the Sunshine (45) (MGM)
Van Dyke Parks – Datsun Commercial (WB)

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 26 – 233MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

Welcome to this month’s episode of the Iron Leg Radio Show.

This is a very special edition of the ILRS, with lots of groovy new arrivals and an extra long set in middle of the show devoted to cover versions of Buffalo Springfield songs (thanks to Echoes In the Wind for the inspiration).

You get more than two hours of music this month, so strap on the headphones and dig (in).

See you next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #20

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Opener – Action Scene – Hawkshaw/Mansfield (KPM)
Spirit – I Got a Line On You (Ode)
Spirit – Taurus (Ode)
Spirit – Girl In Your Eye (Ode)
Spirit- Straight Arrow (Ode)
Spirit – Topanga Windows (Ode)
44th St Portable Flower Factory – Let’s Get Together (Scholastic)
44th St Portable Flower Factory – The Letter (Scholastic)
Esko Affair – Morning Dull Fire (Mercury)
Roy Buchanan – Down By the River (Atlantic)
Spirit – Clear LP Promo

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich – Shame (Fontana)
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich- You Make It Move (Fontana)
Bang Girl Group Revue – Drink In Hand (Psychedelphonic)
Bang Girl Group Revue – Love’s Gone Bad (Psychedelphonic)
Dino Desi and Billy – I’m a Fool (Reprise)
The Finnz – East Side Story (Finnz)
Heather Black – Bill The Black Militant (Double Bayou)
Kitchen Cinq – Determination (LHI)
Terry Knight and the Pack – Got Love (Lucky Eleven)
Gary Lewis and the Playboys – Heart Full of Soul (Liberty)
Gary Lewis and the Playboys – The Flake (Kelloggs Corn Flakes Ad)

The Critters – Mr Dieingly Sad (Kapp)
East Coast Left – My Child (Kapp)
Epic Splendor – It Could Be Wonderful (Hot Biscuit)
Giant Crab – Help Yourself (Uni)
Giant Crab – It’s Getting Harder (Uni)
Hourglass – Power Of Love (Liberty)
Music Machine – Some Other Drum (Original Sound)
Tom Northcott – Blackberry Way (Uni)
Peter Fonda – November Nights (Chisa)
The 10:15 – Joe’s Acclamation ()
Semicolons? – Beachcomber (Cameo/Parkway)
Poco – Hurry Up (Epic)
The Rockets – Hole In My Pocket (White Whale)
Neil Young – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere LP Promo

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 20 – 184MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

I hope all is well in your part of the world.

It’s time once again for the Iron Leg Radio Show, episode 20!

This time around we start the show with a tribute to the late, great Ed Cassidy of Spirit, move on into some top shelf freakbeat and garage and finish up with a solid set of pop.

I hope you dig it all, and that you come back next week for the annual Year In Vintage Pop mix.

Until then…

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #19

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Playlist

Intro/Action Scene – Hawkshaw/Mansfield (KPM)
Byrds – Bad Night at the Whiskey (Columbia)
Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll – Save Me (Polydor)
Captain Beefheart – Who Do You Think You’re Fooling (A&M)
Chris Farlowe – Out of Time (Immediate)
Chris Farlowe – Baby Make It Soon (Immediate)
The Coopers – Didn’t I (White Whale)
The Hassles – You Got Me Hummin’ (UA)
Standells – Why Did You Hurt Me (Tower)
The Yardbirds – No Excess Baggage (Epic)
Yardbirds – Great Shakes Commercial

Hardy Boys – Here Come the Hardys (RCA/Dunwich)
Tradewinds – Mind Excursion (Kama Sutra)
Small Circle of Friends – Kind of Wasted Without You (A&M)
Pleasure Faire – Morning Glory Days (UNI)
Puppet – Best Friend (Date)
James Griffin – Miracle Worker (Viva)
Fun and Games – Don’t Worry Baby (White Whale)
Free Design – Bubbles (Project 3)
Brian Hyland – The Joker Went Wild (Philips)
Grin – White Lies (Spindizzy)
Blades of Grass – I Love You Alice B Toklas (Jubilee)
I Love You Alice B Toklas Movie Promo

Beaver and Krause – People’s Park 45 (WB)
Ananda Shankar – Light My Fire (Reprise)
The Fire Escape – The Trip (GNP Crescendo)
Cher – Hey Joe (Imperial)
Holy Mackerel – Scorpio Red (Reprise)
Living Strings – San Francisco Nights (Camden)
Mickey Newbury – Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) (RCA)
Peggy Lipton – The Lady of the Lake (Ode)
Mars Bonfire – Lady Moonwalker (UNI)
Scott Walker – Mrs Murphy (Philips)
Terry Reid – Stay With Me (Epic)
Van Dyke Parks – Datsun Commercial

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 19 – 176MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

I hope all is well in your part of the world.

It’s time once again for the Iron Leg Radio Show, episode 19!

This time around we have a great one for you, with three long sets of very groovy music.

We get things started with a bunch of garage and other rock, roll on into a set of sunshine and lighter fare, and close things out with a long, trippy grouping of sounds.

As always, I hope you dig it, and I’ll be back next week with something cool.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio Show Episode #17

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Playlist

Intro – Action Scene – Hawkshaw/Mansfield (KPM)
Don and the Goodtimes – Little Sally Tease (Dunhill)
Los Gatos Negros – Land of 1000 Dances (Vergara)
The Equals – My Life Ain’t Easy (President)
Terry Knight and the Pack – Got Love (Lucky 11)
Chancellors – I’m a Man (Soma)
The Mods – Satisfaction (Revelation VII)
The Mods – Go (Steinbachs Mustang) (Revelation VII)
Mars Bonfire – Ride With Me (UNI)
Mars Bonfire – Born To Be Wild (UNI)
Hollywood Bowl Concert Radio Spot

Fun and Games – Elephant Candy (UNI)
Fun and Games – Grooviest Girl In the World (UNI)
Fun and Games – Something I Wrote (UNI)
The Hardy Boys – Here Come the Hardys (RCA/Dunwich)
Three Ring Circus – Groovin’ On the Sunshine (RCA)
The Pleasure Fair – Fade In Fade Out (UNI)
Morning Glories – Love-In (RCA)
Bread – Could I (Elektra)
Bread – It Don’t Matter To Me 1969 LP Version (Elektra)
Stone Poneys Pepsi Commercial

Gene Clark and the Gosdin Bros – So You Say You Lost Your Baby (Columbia)
Brewer and Shipley – She Got the Time She Got the Changes (A&M)
Brewer and Shipley – Pig’s Head (Kama Sutra)
Gordon Lightfoot – The Pride of Man (UA)
John Denver – Molly (RCA)
Glen Campbell – Guess I’m Dumb (Capitol)
Primrose Circus – PS Call Me Lulu (Mira)
Jimmie Haskell feat. Denny Doherty – To Claudia On Thursday (ABC)
Kaleidoscope – Egyptian Garden (Epic)
Clear Light – Think Again (Elektra)
Jacques Dutronc – Et Moi Et Moi Et Moi (Vogue)

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 17 – 172MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

I hope the new week finds you well.

It’s time once again for the Iron Leg Radio Show, episode the seventeenth!

This month’s Iron Leg Radio Show is packed with recent acquisitions.

The last month has been very fruitful digging-wise with lots of sunshine pop, psychedelia and even a long sought after local garage 45 that finally came my way.

You get to check out some prime, late-60s California pop, including some very interesting early stuff from Bread (and pre-Bread 45s too)!

As always, I hope you dig it, and I’ll be back next week with something groovy.

Peace

Larry

 

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Iron Leg Radio #16

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Playlist

Hawkshaw/Mansfield – Action Scene (KPM)
13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me (International Artists)
New Colony Six – Let Me Love You (Sentar)
The Strangeloves – Night Time (Bang)
British Walkers – I Found You (Try)
Buffalo Springfield – Mr Soul (45 Mix) (Atco)
Curtis Knight – Fancy Meeting You Here (RCA UK)
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich – He’s a Raver (Star Club)
Raspberries – Go All the Way (Capitol)
Moby Grape – Omaha (Columbia)
Moby Grape Radio Spot

Captain Beefheart – Diddy Wah Diddy (A&M)
Question Mark and the Mysterians – Can’t Get Enough of You Baby (Cameo)
Toys – Can’t Get Enough Of You Baby (Dynovoice)
Mickey Newbury – Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) (RCA)
Gosdin Brothers – Sounds of Goodbye (Capitol)
Love – She Comes In Colors (Elektra)
Artie Wayne – Automated Man (Smash)
Music Machine – Masculine Intuition (Original Sound)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – Head Inspector (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters – New Dreams (Verve)
Paul Revere and the Raiders – Louie Go Home (Columbia)
Paul Revere and the Raiders Radio Spot

Peggy Lee – I Think It’ s Going To Rain Today (Capitol)
Randy Newman – I Think It’s Going To Rain Today (Reprise)
Randy Newman – Living Without You (Reprise)
Paul Williams – Just and Old Fashioned Love Song (A&M)
Paul Williams – Someday Man (A&M)
Paul Williams – Trust (A&M)
Bugsy Maugh – In Limbo (Dot)
Tom Northcott – Iron Pines (Uni)
Tom Northcott – I Think It’s Going To Rain Today (Uni)

Listen/Download -Iron Leg Radio Show Episode 16 – 162MB/256kbps

Greetings all.

I hope the new week finds you well.

It’s time once again for the Iron Leg Radio Show.

This month’s Iron Leg Radio Show brings you another diverse, lovingly selected helping of sounds.

You get lots of garage punk (Elevators, Capt Beefheart etc), some beat, psychedelia and a long set of gentler, more introspective pop by the likes of Randy Newman and Paul Williams.

As always, I hope you dig it, and I’ll be back next week with something groovy.

Peace

Larry

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Gordon Lightfoot – For Lovin’ Me

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Greetings all.

Welcome to another week here at the ole leg of iron.

The tune I bring you this fine day is one that I first heard not in its original version, but in a cover by one of the most successful commercial folk acts of the 1960s.

Peter, Paul and Mary were hugely successful in their day, and unlike so many of their contemporaries managed to be so without sacrificing all of their folk movement cred.

Some of this was the result of their activist bent, and some due to the fact that they managed to maintain a level of musical and artistic quality, rarely pandering to the middle of the road. I know some people would disagree, but I won’t hold PPM’s efforts to be entertaining against them.

They are often remembered today as representative of “commercialized” folk music, but this is usually by people that forget groups like the Kingston Trio.

Their LP ‘A Song Will Rise’ was a cornerstone of my father’s record collection (the small, non-jazz contemporary wing thereof) and as a result a major formative touchstone for yours truly.

The album featured some cool originals but also some exceptional cover material, such as the Weavers stirring ‘Wasn’t That a Time’ and the song I bring you today.

Naturally, when I was a tot I had yet to discover the value of reading record labels, so I was unaware that ‘For Lovin’ Me’ had been written by Gordon Lightfoot.

Oddly enough, I know who Lightfoot was, but only because by that time he had already entered the pop charts a number of times with songs like ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ (1971).

It wasn’t until decades later, when I picked up Lightfoot’s 1965 debut that I realized that the song I loved so much as a kid was a cover.

Of course by that time, I’d read and listened to enough that I was familiar with his early work as a songwriter, with material being recorded by artists like Nico (‘I’m Not Sayin’), Judy Collins (Early Mornin’ Rain) and Marty Robbins (Ribbon Of Darkness).

Much like his countrywoman Joni Mitchell, many of his most famous songs were recorded (or were popularized) by others first.

Lightfoot got his start as a folksinger/songwriter in his native Canada having chart success in his native country and doing TV work in the UK before being signed by none other than Albert Grossman in 1965 and recording his debut album for United Artists the following year.

Though the record was acoustic, in the folky tradition, the songs and performances had the sound not of a coffeehouse troubadour but rather an early iteration of the singer/songwriter vibe that would become huge over the next five years (much like Tom Rush during the same period).

‘For Lovin’ Me’ is a great, slightly dark feel to it with some haunting chord changes. Though I’ll always love the harmonies in the PPM version it’s also cool to hear the song delivered in Lightfoot’s rich baritone.

The ‘Lightfoot’ album has been reissued, but oddly enough original copies tend to turn up fairly frequently. You not only get to hear Lightfoot’s versions of his own songs but covers of tunes by Phil Ochs (Changes), Ewan McColl (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face) and a cool take on Hamilton Camp’s ‘Pride of Man’ which would later be covered by Quicksilver Messenger Service.

I hope you dig the tune and I’ll see you all next week.

Peace

Larry

 

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