Thursday, January 25, 2024

Stupid Spammers please note

Stupid Spammers please note

This blog's comments are MODERATED, which means your stupid and boring posts have absolutely NO CHANCE AT ALL to be published.

So please don't waste your time and most of all, MY time.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Eight Miles High - An Essay By Mark Teehan


Mark Teehan has comprehensively researched The Byrds' "Eight Miles High" single's performance on the local music surveys to determine the role that The Gavin Report might have played in its national charting.

Mark is a former accredited historian and is currently a research analyst. His exhaustive analysis of the spread in Top 40 radio airplay of Bob Dylan's transformative "Like A Rolling Stone" revealed how it became a Number One smash hit in the U.S., and was published in Isis (#216). In addition, his six Kinks charting essays were posted on 


In 'References,' p. 49, top: Siff, Stephen I. (2008). URL:

In 'References,' p. 49: Simpson, Dave. 2014.  Correct URL:


Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Emmylou Harris with Gram Parsons live 1973

Emmylou Harris’ 10" vinyl LP (6 tracks) (released in 2023 as part of an Amoeba Records/Polly Parsons Kickstarter campaign that raised funds to release rediscovered Gram Parsons material) has a live track sung with Gram Parsons, recorded at a concert with the Fallen Angels in Boston, 1973.

Details here: