Friday, March 16, 2018

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by Lloyd Green and Jay Dee Maness


Pedal steel guitar players Lloyd Green and Jay Dee Maness both played on The Byrds' "Sweetheart Of The Rodeo" album in 1967.

Their new CD (to be released on April 22nd, 2018) is called "Journey To The Beginning - A Steel Guitar Tribute To The Byrds Sweet Heart Of The Rodeo". It features 10 tracks from these Spring 1968 sessions, recently re-recorded by the duo.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Mendocino Quartet with Gene Parsons: new CD now available

The Mendocino Quartet featuring Gene Parsons new CD WAY OUT THERE is now now available.

You can get it from

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Gene Clark 6 track vinyl to be released on Record Store Day in April 2018

Gene Clark, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee as a member of the Byrds, struck out on his own in 1966 but by early 1967 he was out looking for another label.

These tracks are some of his efforts in recording as a solo singer/songwriter during that time. These recordings included backup by famous L.A Wrecking Crew (Leon Russell, Glen Campbell, Hal Blaine, etc.) along with special guest, Hugh Masekela.

The 180g vinyl records were pressed at Hand Drawn Pressings in Texas on the newly designed and manufactured 'WarmTone' automated presses.
Packaged in a limited edition numbered silver foil jacket.

SIDE ONE 1. Back Street Mirror 2. Don't Let It Fall Through 3. Yesterday, I Am Right

SIDE TWO 1. She Told Me 2. If I Hang Around 3. That's What You Want

Unrelased tracks and alternate versions

Friday, February 2, 2018

John York Concert


John York, Billy Darnell & Chad Watson

Sunday Feb. 4th 2018, 7pm  $20

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake Ave. Altadena, CA 91001

Reservations: 626-798-6236

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Desert Rose Band Live 1989 CD to be released in Europe

The famous Desert Rose Band concert at the Ritz, New York (1989) will be released on February 9, 2018 in Europe as "Live In New York 1989".

It's been available for decades as a bootleg titled "Roses At The Ritz".

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Skip Battin's Italian LPs now released on CD at last...with bonus live CD

Both Skip Battin LPs that were released in Italy only during the 80s are now released on one CD, along with a 1988 live concert featuring Skip Battin and John York, which was until now only available on a bootleg CDR.

The title of this new CD is "Skip Battin's Italian Dream" and the content is as follows:

Skip Battin - Navigator (Appaloosa 1981)

Skip Battin - Don't Go Crazy (Appaloosa 1984)

Family Tree (Skip Battin and John York with Beppe D'Angelo and Ricky Mantoan) - Live In Bolzano 1988

The CD comes with a 14 page booklet with many never seen before pictures, and liner notes in Italian (except for a one-page tribute interview with Gene Parsons).

It is an Italy-only release, currently only available from Amazon Italy and a couple of other Italian outlets. Amazon Italy ships worldwide though.