Tag Archives: 1975

RS #380: Toots and the Maytals, Funky Kingston

#380

Toots and the Maytals Funky Kingston

Release Date: 1975 Previously Owned: No First Time Listen: Yes
Love a great '70s drawn album cover. By Source, Fair use, Link
Impressions: From the first beat, this classic reggae sound fits like your favorite t-shirt. The sound is like Al Green on the 1 and 3, with the gruff vocals of Toots Hibbert (who to Americans serves as the Kevin Durant to Bob Marley's LeBron James.) R&B, Soul, Rock, Ska, Funk, it's all in … Continue Reading ››

RS #429: Brian Eno, Another Green World

Eno, Another Green World
Another Eno Album
#429

Brian Eno, Another Green World

Release Date: 1975
Previously Owned: No
First Time Listen: Yes
Impressions: I'm not sure why they cluster similar albums together on this list. I just reviewed Eno's Here Comes The Warm Jets at #432. Perhaps spreading these albums further apart for variety sake would have been considerate towards idiots like myself who are listening to the entire list in order, I'm just saying. Let's fire this one up… Seems even more experimental than … Continue Reading ››

RS #486: Earth, Wind and Fire – That’s The Way of The World

#486

Earth, Wind and Fire, That's The Way of The World

Release Date: 1975
Previously Owned: No First Time Listen: Yes
I guess it's hard to fit nine band members on the front of the LP cover. Sorry, guys to the left!
Impressions:  Not sure why, but I had a feeling this was gonna be a monster. But, I realized for the benefit of the blog, I must manage expectations and approach this album dispassionately. I was so dispassionate that I went on Spotify and listened to the wrong album. As it turned out, I listened to the … Continue Reading ››