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Your Sister’s (Record) Rack, Part 9.5: More singles!

Posted in Lost Classics! with tags , , , , , , on September 6, 2010 by 30daysout

I had this entire series finished late last night – then I found these.  I listened to every one – twice – then decided to just throw them out there without documentation.  Hope that’s OK!

MP3: “Dark Star” (single version) by the Grateful Dead

MP3: “War Song” by Neil Young and Graham Nash

MP3: “Ride Captain Ride” by Blues Image

MP3: “Shakedown Cruise” by Jay Ferguson (I used the LP version because my single was so scratched up)

MP3: “The Family Of Man” by Three Dog Night

MP3: “Lost Her In The Sun” by John Stewart

MP3: “Thoroughfare Gap” by Stephen Stills

MP3: “Down By The River” by Albert Hammond

Lost Classics! Hoyt Axton

Posted in Lost Classics!, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on January 3, 2009 by 30daysout


Many people may remember Hoyt Axton better as an actor, than as a singer and songwriter.  After all, he made notable appearances in such films as Gremlins and The Black Stallion.  But Axton is most memorable as a musician with successes dating back into the mid-1960s.  He made his biggest noise writing hits for other artists: “Greenback Dollar” for the Kingston Trio (1963); “The Pusher” by Steppenwolf (1968); “The No No Song” for Ringo Starr (1975); and of course, “Joy To The World,” which was a monster hit for Three Dog Night in 1971.

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