Long Island Sounds June 2019

JUNE 2019

For those who haven't heard the sad news:  The Grey Horse Tavern, one of LI's most eclectic music venues which is located in Bayport, will be closing this  June.  "The Grey Horse Tavern

Hot Platters: Crazy Horse (1971, Reprise Records)

Today's Platter, the self-titled debut record by Crazy Horse, is one of those great pieces of vinyl that fell through the cracks of public consciousness when it was first released in 1971. 

Track List:  
  1. Gone Dead …

Faces in the Crowd: Alan Freed - The King of Rock n' Roll

"Let's Face it...rock n' roll is bigger than all of us." - Alan Freed 

 

“Ahwoooooo!”  Across the Midwestern night, the airwaves carry the rowdy voice of disc jockey Alan Freed on the “Moondog Rock n’ Roll Party”…

Hot Platters: Bongo Joe

Track List: 

1.      I Wish I Could SIng 

2.      Innocent Little Doggie 

3.      Cool It 

4.      Listen At That Bull 

5.      Transistor Radio 

6.      Eloise 

7.      Dog Eat Dog

A couple of…

Hot Platters: Link Wray (Polydor Records, 1971)

 

TRACK LIST 

01    La De Da         

02    Take Me Home Jesus         

03    Juke Box Mama         

04    Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes        

05    Fallin' Rain         

06    Fire And Brimstone         

07…

Long Island Sounds May 2019

MAY 2019
  • 2nd - Dead Ringers  The Warehouse  Amityville, NY

This Dead meets Bluegrass combo, that features the following multi-talented players: Jimmy Fleming - Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals / John Mercurio - Guitar, Vocals /…

Merchandising The Beatles

Merchandising among today's music artists is quite common.  I first became aware of this type of thing when I saw some Elvis Presley comic books in the late 50's.  After Elvis came the British Invasion and the musical…