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Jeff Beck, Jefferson Airplane, The Faces and More! - The Audiophile Man
Brief commentary of vinyl releases from Music on Vinyl and At the Movies MUSIC ON VINYL More releases from this busy company (www.musiconvinyl.com) begins with Jeff Beck’s Jeff Becks Guitar Shop (1989) with its brilliant sleeve art featuring classic Jeff Beck guitar and featuring Terry Bozzio and Tony Hymas. Wonderful stuff. For Bless Its Pointed Little Head (1969), Jefferson Airplane issued their first live album, offering densely arranged and harder versions of former album classics, adding new colours to the band’s output. The Faces’ A Nod is as Good as a Wink (1971), featuring Stay With Me, is both honed to perfection while displaying superb song-writing skills and keeping the party going. The Ethiopians made an impact on reggae’s first important infusion and their superb debut, Engine ’54: Let’s Ska and Rock Steady (1968) was part of that although it was rather more rocksteady in tone. Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse (1971) from American soul artist Eugene McDaniels adds folk and funk plus jazz and remains a sampling favourite for contemporary hip hop acts. First time on vinyl for Fear Factory’s outing, Obsolete (1998). Including a 4-page booklet, the album offered industrial metal – look out for a guest voice …