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The Most Bizarre Rock & Roll Albums of All Time!

I've been an avid music collector since the early 1960's.  Besides the great albums I purchased, I always took note of some of the really bad records I bought over the years...you know what I'm talking about don'cha?  Record…

Hot Platters: Bad Rice - Ron Nagle (Warner Bros. 1970)

Back in the early 1970's, while attending college in Dayton, Ohio, I used to go to this great record store called The Forest which was just off-campus. Many a happy hour was spent thumbing thru the album racks…

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 …

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…

Hot Platters: My All-Time Favorite Live Albums

Live albums were once a staple of most rock acts but could possibly be considered an endangered species nowadays.  Sure, over the years there have been many live albums that were released as a holding action because a band…

Hot Platters: Warner Reprise Songbook 1969

Looking at the troubles that the music industry finds itself in today, my thoughts return to a time when record companies energetically courted listeners by releasing bargain product samplers. Such is the case with today's Hot Platter --- the…