Steely Dan

Steely Dan was an American jazz-rock/pop band that released six studio albums on ABC between 1972 and 1977, followed by an eighth on MCA in 1980. After a 20-year break in recording, they issued two discs of new material during the early 2000s. Debuting as a six-piece, the lineup trimmed by 1975 to the duo […]

Donna Summer – Bad Girls (1979)

Bad Girls is the seventh studio album by American soul vocalist Donna Summer, released in 1979 on Casablanca. This was her second conceptual double-album in a row, having made comparative strides on 1977’s lavish Once Upon a Time…. Tracklist: A1. “Hot Stuff” (5:13) A2. “Bad Girls” (4:57) A3. “Love Will Always Find You” (4:01) A4. […]

Little Feat – Time Loves a Hero (1977)

Time Loves a Hero is the sixth album by American country/funk-rock band Little Feat, released in 1977 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Hi Roller” (3:35) A2. “Time Loves a Hero” (3:47) A3. “Rocket in My Pocket” (3:25) A4. “Day at the Dog Races” (6:27) B1. “Old Folks Boogie” (3:31) B2. “Red Streamliner” (4:44) B3. “New […]

Lisa Dal Bello ‎– Drastic Measures (1981)

Drastic Measures is the third album by Canadian vocalist/musician Lisa Dal Bello, released in 1981 on Capitol. The album marked a transitional phase between her earlier pop releases and her subsequent years as a performance artist under the moniker Dalbello. Tracklist: A1. “Never Get to Heaven” (3:00) A2. “You Could Be Good for Me” (3:20) […]

Joni Mitchell – The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975)

The Hissing of Summer Lawns is the seventh studio album by Canadian singer–songwriter Joni Mitchell, released in 1975 on Asylum. The album continues the jazz-folk fusion of her prior album (Court and Spark) and retains L.A. Express as her backing band along with eight additional guests. Joni’s Summer Lawns lyrics cover topics like Fifties nostalgia […]

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers were an American rock band from San Jose, Calif., that released nine albums on Warner Bros. between 1971 and 1980. The first five albums feature guitarist/vocalist Tom Johnston, who led a hard-rocking sequence of lineups, augmented from 1974-onward by Steely Dan guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter. In 1976, the Doobies entered their soul-pop […]

Ultimate Spinach

Ultimate Spinach was an American psychedelic rock band that released three 1968–69 albums on MGM. Members: Ian Bruce-Douglas (vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards, bass, recorder, theremin, vibraphone), Barbara Hudson (guitar, vocals), Keith Lahteinen (drums, percussion, vocals), Ted Myers (guitar, vocals), Richard Nese (bass), Geoffrey Winthrop (guitar, vocals), Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (guitar), Mike Levine (bass), Tony Scheuren […]