1001 Albums #54

When I saw the title of the next album Live at the Regal from B.B. King I became depressed. Another live album and another artist I am not familiar with in the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die list. Surprisingly it is an okay album even with all my hatred of live albums. […]

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1001 Albums #43

Jacques Brel. Enregistrement Public √† l’Olympia 1964.¬†Enough said. Okay, maybe a bit more for those who do not know of him. He was from Belgium. He died in 1978 at the young age of 49, but he knew he was dying since 1973. If Edith Piaf was the queen of chanson, then Brel was the […]

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1001 Albums #40

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is not a book I will recommend. I am on album number forty and it is another live album: James Brown and the Famous Flames’ Live at the Apollo from 1963. I have not listened to it as I write this intro. My problem with the book is that it includes live albums which are […]

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