Feeling 1972

“She was feeling 1972 / Grooving to a Carole King tune…” Back in 2003, Josh Rouse did a whole album aiming to evoke the spirit of 1972.  And why not? It was an interesting year, musically speaking.  I recently noticed that I’ve purchased a lot of music produced in 1972 in the last few months….

Mellow Candles and Melting Ice Spires

Sometimes the back cover or inside artwork of an album is just as good, or better, than the image chosen for the front cover to sell the music.  Case in point – the spectacular hippie-ness of the above, from Mellow Candle’s Swaddling Songs (1972). No, those images are not supposed be parodies (even the headband…