Wednesday, October 27, 2010

New John York songs just released

John York has just released a new 5-track album titled CAMEOS.

The song are available as downloads only from his web site at

Songs : Come Back And Take Me - Rainbow - Some Days Even The Birds Sing A Sad Song - Achille's Heel - Ghost Flowers

Next to these new releases, John York's CD albums ARIGATOU BABY and CLAREMONT DRAGON are now also available for download from his website.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

New Box Set more...

A new box set of a Zigzag Magazine concert from 1974 has just been released. It contains 5 CDs and a 32 page booklet.

Disc 1: Starry Eyed & Laughing Going Down/Nobody Home/Never Say Too Late/Down The Street/Money Is No Friend Of Mine/Everybody/Oh What/Chimes Of Freedom/50-50 (Better Stop Now)/Living In London

Disc 2: Chilli Willi & The Red Hot Peppers I'll Be Home/The Streets Of Baltimore/Papa & Mama Had Love/Midnight Bus/Older Guys/Desert Island Woman/Friday Song/Goodbye Nashville, Hello Camden Town/Walkin' Blues/Just Like The Devil/Boppin' The Blues/Choo Choo Ch'Boogie/Fire On The Mountain/Drunken Sunken Redneck Blues/Six Days On The Road

Disc 3: John Stewart Wheatfield Lady/Daydream Believer/You Can't Look Back/California Bloodlines/Armstrong/Road Away/Last Campaign Trilogy: The Last Campaign, Wild Horse Road, All The Brave Horses/July, You're A Woman/Runaway Fool Of Love/Lady And The Outlaw/Cops/Mother Country/Never Goin' Back/Let The Big Horse Run

Disc 4: Help Yourself Running Down Deep/Reaffirmation/American Mother/Blown Away

Disc 5: Michael Nesmith Joanne/Some Of Shelly's Blues/Silver Moon/Different Drum/Propinquity/The Grand Ennui/Wax Minute/Tomorrow And Me/The Upside Of Goodbye/Roll With The Flow/Marie's Theme

The tapes were mastered by Tony Poole from Starry Eyed And Laughing (from stereo soundboard tapes that had been missing for years).

Starry Eyed And Laughing were a 70s band with major Byrds-sound influences.

Starry Eyed And Laughing were on the bill together with Michael Nesmith (with Red Rhodes), John Stewart, Chilli Willi & The Red Hot Peppers and Help Yourself.

There's more info here

and from there, a link to a Facebook page with even more info.

John Tobler - who was co-founder of Zigzag with Pete Frame - is releasing it through his RGF Records label ... (a nice symmetry).

Recommended by Byrds Flyght.