Tag Archives: 1988

Little Feat – Let It Roll Cassette

Little Feat - Let It Roll Audio Cassette

My previous post looked at the 1993 Buddy Guy album Feels Like Rain, which happened to feature Little Feat’s Bill Payne and Richie Hayward. This, in turn, took me back another five years for a revisit to Little Feat’s own album – Let It Roll. Continue reading Little Feat – Let It Roll Cassette

Voice of the Beehive – Let It Bee Audio Cassette (1988)

Voice of the Beehive - Let It Bee audio cassette (1988)

In 1987 and 1988, I was a trainee working with a group of largely incompetent painters and decorators…. Papering walls, doing odd jobs, accidentally pulling down the odd ceiling, and once in a while being ordered to take a door off its hinges and burn it because the customer was so dissatisfied with the painting. Invariably, we’d have the radio on, and Voice of the Beehive tracks such as I Walk The Earth and Don’t Call Me Baby would keep us as enthusiastic as was feasible. When this Album – Let It Bee – was released in June ‘88, combining existing hits with new or lesser known songs, I bought it straight away. Continue reading Voice of the Beehive – Let It Bee Audio Cassette (1988)

The Smithereens – Green Thoughts Audio Tape (1988)

The Smithereens - Green Thoughts aduio cassette (1988)

I first became aware of The Smithereens in the mid 1980s when they played live on a UK ‘alternative entertainment TV show’. I’m guessing it was probably Saturday Live, but if not, it was certainly a variety format because I remember one of the comedians cracking a rather cheap, desperate and poorly-executed joke about the lead singer’s comb-over. Continue reading The Smithereens – Green Thoughts Audio Tape (1988)