Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sunday, 25 March 2012

VA: Rock Sessions Volume 10


 
now heres the next volume of my sampler series, a bit late as always, but i hope you will enjoy it. and, as always, there are some evergreens and a couple of interesting songs on it. the first song for instance is a really great popsike/psychy late 60s number, ‘jack dor’ by episode six. there are virtually no vocals on this song, except for the title line being said once by ian gillan. great, freaky tune not to be missed!
track no. 4 is the well-known hit by the moody blues, ‘nights in white satin’. i am quite sure everyone of you has heard it hundreds and hundreds of times, but it still is a wonderful song and many of us have been kissing to it as teenagers ;-) it is said though that justin hayward, at that time the moodys new vocalist after denny laine had left, was crying when he left the studio after recording this song because he had just been left by his girlfriend. what a heart-warming anecdote, pop music for once not just being superficial!
next, on #10, we have a nice underrated number by the kinks, ‘sittin on my sofa’ …

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