Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Fireballs - "Torquay"

Here is another great guitar instrumental from The Fireballs.
"Torquay" was released in August of 1959 and hit #39 on the Billboards charts. The song was written by their lead guitarist, George Tomsco.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Brian Auger & The Trinity - "Listen Here"

Sometimes dad would browse the cutout bins of records and come home with some gems. At some point in the 70's he bought this album from the acclaimed British Prog/Jazz keyboardist, Brian Auger. This album, from 1970 featured an incredible version of the Eddie Harris composition, "Listen Here." This song became dad's "work song" that he would play when working in the yard or garage on the weekends. The highlight for me was the awesome drums solo that was recorded in one raw take with four drummers, each on their own kit. Dig it!