Tag Archives: 1976

RS # 391: Jackson Browne, The Pretender

#391

Jackson Browne The Pretender

Release Date: 1976 Previously Owned: No First Time Listen: Yes
"Oh Jackson, I’m sorry the ’60s had to end" by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia.
Impressions: I was surprised by how much I liked his previous album on this list. Let's see if he can keep it up... "The Fuse" is tasteful, well produced, but kind of a bore. I can see how people got tired of this stuff in '76 and … Continue Reading ››

RS #445: Steve Miller Band, Fly Like an Eagle

Steve Miller Band, Fly Like An Eagle
His hair is flying like an eagle, for sure.
#445

Steve Miller Band, Fly Like an Eagle

Release Date: 1976 Previously Owned: No First Time Listen: Yes Impressions: Like many red-blooded American males who have spent time at Boy Scout Camp, I have an appreciation for the occasional Steve Miller Band jam. My SMB dosage usually came in the form a tape of their greatest hits played loudly while tooling around Wisconsin in a Trans Am. Let's turn the clock back… Whooshy, familiar keyboard opening, woah, man. Then, it comes in: … Continue Reading ››

#489: KISS, Destroyer

#489

KISS, Destroyer

Release Date: 1976
Previously Owned: No
First Time Listen: Yes
I enjoy the jauntiness of this drawing
Impressions: When I was in first grade, I would avoid getting beaten up by older kids by drawing pictures of the KISS on other kids' folders and textbook covers. I vividly recall referencing photos in magazines of KISS members rocking outlandish costumes, having pet tigers, crazy pyrotechnics at shows or shooting fire and/or blood out of their mouths onstage. It all seemed so larger than life. I was too young to buy their records so I never actually heard … Continue Reading ››