crackle and pop: small faces – tin soldier/i feel much better

This came to mind after a clip of the Small Faces performing “Song of the Baker” was shown on the BBC programme Psychedelia Britannia . The full performance was shown on the accompanying “Psychedelia at the BBC” programme. This contained a strange collection of “psychedelic” bands and the Small Faces were easily the stand out performers. … More crackle and pop: small faces – tin soldier/i feel much better

crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

This was a very welcome vinyl re-issue (2014) of the first Clientele album “Suburban Light”(2000). I’ve written about The Clientele over on Toppermost, The Clientele have been more popular in the USA than they ever have in the UK, and I have never understood why. This was highlighted when attending a Clientele gig in 2003 … More crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

Crackle and Pop: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Safe As Milk

I bought a lot of albums cheaply in the 60s when they were reissued on budget labels. Usually MFP (Music for Pleasure) or Marble Arch. This though has always been a favourite and therefore of the many differing versions of this album that exist, it’s my favourite version.   It was released in 1967 and I … More Crackle and Pop: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Safe As Milk