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But the arrangements are so creative and unique, they stood out from almost everything else that landed on my turntable that year. These guys really rocked.
Even though I was steeped in the sound of the Byrds, The Dead, the Kinks, Spirit and Neil Young, there was something about this music that grabbed me and remains compelling as I listen to it today.
These guys quickly became one of my favorites of the era and Jules Shear has remained a favorite over the past 37 years. Everything Jules has released is highly recommended. If you like them, check out the whole album. One of the albums I would save if the house was on fire. Marcus Aurelius. Life Nature Happiness You. The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. Dante Alighieri.
Politics Hell Crisis Who. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John C. Leadership Way Who Leader Knows. A good laugh is sunshine in the house. William Makepeace Thackeray. An exceptional songwriter will always have friends among musicians; a limited singer may need them. Shear has come up with a wise strategy to put across his songs. It's an album of sparsely accompanied duets; blending his voice with partners, Mr.
More showcases Shear's songwriting talents. Sure, he sings all the leads and plays guitar, but the songs are the stars here. The overall sound of the CD returns to rock basics with only drums, bass, and guitar accompanying Shear's vocals. But his songs don't need any additional polishing to sound complete. Some, like "More," have been in Shear's repertoire for years I have a live recording of Shear performing this song in , but most are recent compositions.
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