Albums, Classic Rock, Folk, music, Prog Rock, Progressive Rock, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

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

Albums, music, Prog Rock, Progressive Rock, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

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

Albums, Blues rock, Classic Rock, music, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

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

Albums, Latin Rock, music, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

Santana – Festival

Another find at Amoeba Records, Festivál is a 1977 album from Santana and was their eighth studio album. Great sound reminded me of their Abraxas album.

Side one

1 “Carnaval”

2 “Let the Children Play”

3 “Jugando”

4 “Give Me Love”

5 “Verao Vermelho”

6 “Let the Music Set You Free”

Side two

1 “Revelations”

2 “Reach Up”

3 “The River”

4 “Try a Little Harder”

5 “María Caracóles”

Albums, alternative music, CD, Hard rock, music, Records, Rock, Rock and Roll

Seether – Disclaimer 2

This is a great album with a heavy sound mixed with some softer songs. I got to meet Shaun Morgan the lead singer at the Juno’s in Saskatoon, nice guy very quiet. “Broken” with Amy Lee from Evanescence is a great duet and last song on the album.

Track Listing:

1. “Gasoline

2. “69 Tea”

3. “Fine Again

4. “Needles”

5. “Driven Under

6. “Pride”

7. “Sympathetic”

8. “Your Bore”

9. “Fade Away”

10. “Pig”

11. “Fuck It”

12. “Broken”

13. “Sold Me”

14. “Got It Made”

15. “Cigarettes”

16. “Broken” (featuring Amy Lee)