Tag Archives: Psychedelic

Rock Chronology #227: Riders on the Storm

“Riders on the Storm”, The Doors, 1971. Jim Morrison went out like a lion with “Riders on the Storm.” He died on July 3, 1971. This song peaked at #14 on the US singles chart later that month (#22 in … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #211: Love Her Madly

“Love Her Madly”, The Doors, 1971. The Doors became a huge break out success in 1967, but none of the albums that followed really had that same level of success. That all changed in 1971 when they released their L.A. … Continue reading

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Dr. Strange: The Lee-Ditko Years

Donny gives us his unique take on some mighty strange tales… Strange Tales #110-111, 114-146 (Reprinted in the Essential Dr. Strange Vol. 1) 1963-1966 (plot and art) Steve Ditko (words) Stan Lee (with Roy Thomas and Denny O’Neil) The very … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #207: A Whiter Shade of Pale

“A Whiter Shade of Pale”, Procol Harum, 1967. Ok, while looking back over which Kinks songs to include in the Rock Chronology, I realized I may have overlooked one of the best selling rock songs of all time.  (Oops!) Some people might … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #204: Lookin’ Out My Back Door

“Lookin’ Out My Back Door”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970. Here is a song that represents everything that CCR is. It’s Country music about tripping on psychedelics. They even mention Buck Owens, a Country singer from California. A lot of CCR’s … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #200: Machine Gun

“Machine Gun”, Jimi Hendrix, 1970. On September 18, 1970, Jimi Hendrix died in his girlfriend’s apartment in London. He had overdosed on sleeping pills and he ended up asphyxiating on his own vomit while asleep. Jimi Hendrix’s guitar playing had … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #195: Child In Time

“Child In Time”, Deep Purple, 1970. In a year about Folk Rock, Deep Purple was making some impressive advances for Hard Rock/Heavy Metal. Their sound in 1970 was considerably different from their 1968 hit, “Hush”. This is because they changed … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #190: Across the Universe

“Across The Universe”, The Beatles, 1970. All good things must come to an end. The Beatles would all go on to have successful solo careers, and they would often support each other on each of their “solo” albums. But Let … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #189: Green Eyed Lady

“Green Eyed Lady”, Sugarloaf, 1970. I’m digging these one-hit wonders! Here’s a great one from a band called Sugarloaf. “Green Eyed Lady” peaked at #3 on the US singles charts. It appeared on Sugarloaf’s self-titled album which peaked at #24 … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #150: The Star Spangled Banner

“The Star Spangled Banner”, Jimi Hendrix, 1969. That’s it. The 60’s are over. Nothing left to do now but have Jimi Hendrix close us out with The Star Spangled Banner. This concludes our 60’s broadcast. (Also, just giving a little … Continue reading

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