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"Sweet Soul Music"
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Roger Troy & Mike Bloomfield’s Gospel Blues

One other Roger Troy highlight, confirms Dave Widow, is “Sweet Soul Music,” the lead-off track for The Electric Flag’s 1974 reunion album The Band Kept Playing.  Fortunately, this song is available for preview on YouTube: “Sweet Soul Music“ The Electric Flag (1974) “Sweet Soul Music” is not a cover of

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"Shine On Love"
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Roger Troy & Mike Bloomfield

How delightfully odd to discover that someone went to the trouble of putting together a web page tribute to Mike Bloomfield‘s 1973 CBS LP Try It Before You Buy It that (get this) only lists the songs on which Roger Troy takes the lead vocal!  What’s funny is that this

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"I Don't Care"
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Mayf Nutter Doesn’t Care

Just a few minutes into the 1970 country music documentary, The Nashville Sound, there is a quick succession of “man-in-the-street” interviews with various passersby that include – most unexpectedly – Straight Records recording artist, Mayf Nutter, who states his current professional affiliation (artist signed to Frank Zappa’s label) in jarring

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60s/70s rock +/- pop
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Update: Gerry Goffin Almost Certainly Set Foot in Silver Spring

Gene Rosenthal, owner of Silver Spring’s independent folk/blues/jazz/gospel/reggae/rock label, Adelphi Records, injects a heavy dose of truth into all this wild, half-researched speculation as to whether Gerry Goffin actually came to Silver Spring, Maryland to record his first (of two) solo albums: “Gerry actually had family in the Silver Spring

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"It's Not the Spotlight"
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Did Gerry Goffin Ever Record in Silver Spring?

Zero to 180 wonders aloud whether Gerry Goffin — Carole King’s long-time songwriting partner (who left us June 19th, sadly) — did any recording sessions in Silver Spring, Maryland in connection with his 1973 debut solo (double!) album, It Ain’t Exactly Entertainment, released on Silver Spring indie label, Adelphi Records?  Is

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