Albums, Classic Rock, Glam Rock, Hard rock, music, Psychedelic, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll, Shock Rock

The Tubes – The Tubes

The Tubes is the debut album by The Tubes In 1975. My two favourite songs on this album is “White Punks on Dope” and “What Do You Want From Life”.

I had this album originally on 8 track which dried out and broke. In April 2018 my son in law and I were walking down Selma Ave in Los Angeles and came across The Record Parlour which sells used albums and more. I was looking through boxes and boxes of used records and low and behold I found this baby.

It’s a great album with lots of different unique sounds, each song reminds me of other bands.

Side One

1 “Up from the Deep” (The Tubes, Ray Trainer) – 4:28

2 “Haloes” (Al Kooper, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen) – 4:53

3 “Space Baby” (Bill Spooner, Mike Carpenter, Vince Welnick) – 4:25

4 “Malagueña Salerosa” (Pedro Galindo, Elpidio Ramirez) – 3:52

Side Two

1 “Mondo Bondage” (The Tubes) – 4:34

2 “What Do You Want from Life?” (Bill Spooner, Michael Evans) – 4:01

3 “Boy Crazy” (Bill Spooner) – 4:09

4 “White Punks on Dope” (Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Michael Evans) – 6:49

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Acrylic, Art, Canvas, Classic Rock, Hard rock, Mixed media, music, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

Led Zeppelin III painting

This was a painting featured at the Archlight Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunset Blvd. It’s 48″square and I’m guessing done with acrylics. Excellent job on the piece and the album is another classic from the band. Sorry about the artist I can’t make out the name on the card beside the painting.

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T. Rex – The Slider

The Slider is the seventh studio album by T. Rex, released in July 1972. I’ve always loved this album … my favourite song is Buick Mackane along with many others on this album.

Side A

1. “Metal Guru” 2:25

2. “Mystic Lady” 3:09

3. “Rock On” 3:26

4. “The Slider” 3:22

5. “Baby Boomerang” 2:17

6. “Spaceball Ricochet” 3:37

7. “Buick Mackane” 3:31

Side B

1. “Telegram Sam” 3:42

2. “Rabbit Fighter” 3:55

3. “Baby Strange” 3:03

4. “Ballrooms of Mars” 4:09

5. “Chariot Choogle” 2:45

6. “Main Man” 4:14

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Jethro Tull – Benefit

Benefit is the third album by the British rock band Jethro Tull, released in April 1970. This album came out before Aqualung and has the same vibe and sound. This was another Amoeba Records find and I like it.

1970 US release

Side one

1. “With You There to Help Me” 6:15

2. “Nothing to Say” 5:10

3. “Inside” 3:46

4. “Son” 2:48

5. “For Michael Collins, Jeffrey and Me” 3:47

Side two

6. “To Cry You a Song” 6:09

7. “A Time for Everything?” 2:42

8. “Teacher” 3:57

9. “Play in Time” 3:44

10. “Sossity; You’re a Woman” 4:31

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Supertramp – Crisis? What Crisis?

Crisis? What Crisis? is the fourth album by the English band Supertramp, released in 1975. This vinyl follows their “Crime of the Century” album. This is a great album with the typical Supertramp sound.

Side one

1. “Easy Does It” 2:18

2. “Sister Moonshine” 5:15

3. “Ain’t Nobody But Me”5:14

4. “A Soapbox Opera” 4:54

5. “Another Man’s Woman” 6:15

Side two

6. “Lady” 5:26

7. “Poor Boy” 5:07

8. “Just a Normal Day” 4:02

9. “The Meaning” 5:23

10. “Two of Us” 3:27

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The Doobie Brothers – Best of the Doobies

Best of The Doobies is the first greatest hits album by The Doobie Brothers and is also a diamond record. The album was released in 1976. My three favourite songs on the album are “China Grove”, “Listen to the Music” and “Black Water”. I’ve always enjoyed this band throughout the years and enjoy this album very much.

Side One

1 “China Grove” (Tom Johnston) – 3:14

2 “Long Train Runnin’” (Johnston) – 3:23

3 “Takin’ It to the Streets” (Michael McDonald) – 3:36

4 “Listen to the Music” (Johnston) – 3:49

5 “Black Water” (Patrick Simmons) – 4:14

6 “Rockin’ Down the Highway” (Johnston) – 3:19

Side Two

1 “Jesus Is Just Alright” (Arthur Reid Reynolds) – 4:30

2 “It Keeps You Runnin’” (McDonald) – 4:20

3 “South City Midnight Lady” (Simmons) – 5:27

4 “Take Me in Your Arms” (Holland–Dozier–Holland) – 3:39

5 “Without You” (John Hartman, Michael Hossack, Johnston, Tiran Porter, Simmons) – 4:58

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