Saturday, March 7, 2020
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #721
Sat, March 7, 2020 | link
MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #721.448.51!
The Populars – The Vindicator
EP (Kindling) :: The singer steals from Roger Daltry and the guitarist steals from Pete Townshend. But when I hear an
ignorant chorus like, “I wish you’d hurry up and die,” all I hear is the Who without a clue. Someone should
tell these clods to choose life instead before they die before they get old.
– Sixth In Sixes (Polyvinyl) :: These blistered sisters are screamin’ it for themselves.
Cox & Sam Harris – Hungry Ghosts (Northern Blues) :: When sci-fi
author Spider Robinson writes in the liner notes about “Tibetan Buddhist cosmology” and the “Zen Masters”
of acoustic roots music, he’s stretching because “Canned Heat Blues” sure ain’t music to read T. Lobsang
Rampa’s Chapters Of Life by.
Doomriders – Black Thunder
(Deathwish) :: This dark dose sure ain’t music to read Rampa by either, but a few chapters of Mickey Spillane’s
The Last Cop Out might go down good while you listen to these hoarse Cooperish theatrics—although the Mick
would surely disagree and, come to think of it, so would Alice.
& For Eyes – Sweet On The Vine (Zip) :: I might like this competent album a whole lot
better if Mark didn’t sound so much like Elvis Costello. Or is that John Lennon? Robin Zander?
Woo – First Blush (Last Gang):: These wasted wastrels strike enough preening poses to
punk out the New York Dolls.
SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Messer Chups
– Crazy Price (Ipecac) :: This “Telstar” meets “Out Of Limits” sonic sliver fuses a
holy-cow campabilly cornball aesthetic with a low-brow surfabilly lounge mentality. It’s got a beat, you can geek to
it, I give it a 10.
Be seeing you!
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
JEFFREY MORGANíS ROCK íNí ROLL PHOTOGRAPHS
Wed, March 4, 2020 | link
JEFFREY MORGAN’S ROCK ’N’ ROLL PHOTOGRAPHS
While you’re visiting, don’t forget to view the dozens of essential selections from my vast
archive of hundreds of extremely rare and previously unseen rock
’n’ roll photographs from the 1970s and 1980s—all of which were taken by myself from my front row center
seat at various venerable venues; vintage historical portraits which include the following rock stars caught in their youthful
David Bowie (1976 Station To Station tour) :: Lou Reed (1974 Sally Can’t Dance tour)
:: Iggy Pop (1977 The Idiot tour) :: Bob Dylan (1978 Street Legal tour)
:: George Harrison (1974 Dark Horse tour) :: Paul McCartney (1976 Wings Over
America tour) :: Pete Townshend (1976 The Who By Numbers tour) :: Johnny Winter
(1976 Captured Live! tour) :: Jeff Beck (1975 Blow By Blow tour) :: KISS
(1977 Love Gun tour) :: Alice Cooper (1975 Welcome To My Nightmare tour) :: Freddie
Mercury (1977 News Of The World tour) :: Amanda Lear (1975 Sweet Revenge tour)
:: Rod Stewart (1977 Foot Loose & Fancy Free tour) :: Mick Jagger (1975 It’s
Only Rock ’n Roll tour) :: New York Dolls (1975 Tokyo Dolls Live tour) :: Keith
Richards (1975 It’s Only Rock ’n Roll tour) :: Ian Hunter (1989 YUI Orta
tour) :: Elton John (1974 Caribou tour) :: Mick Ronson (1989 YUI Orta
tour) :: Steven Tyler (1977 Draw The Line tour) :: Sparks (1975 Indiscreet
tour) :: James Brown (1986 Gravity tour) :: Miles Davis (1985 You’re
Under Arrest tour) :: Roger Daltrey (1976 The Who By Numbers tour) :: Bruce Springsteen
& Clarence Clemons (1975 Born To Run tour) :: John Entwistle (1976 The
Who By Numbers tour) :: Keith Moon (1976 The Who By Numbers tour) :: The Who
(1976 The Who By Numbers tour) :: and more!
Ask any dealer
and he’ll tell you that the best way to get someone hooked on your product is to give them a free sample, so here’s
just a small taste of what’s coming your way when you click on the eleven gallery links to your left: