Forgotten Classics: The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark

The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark

Mention Dillard & Clark to most music aficionados and the best reaction you will probably get might just be a quizzical “huh?” and a slightly raised eyebrow. However, go on to tell your friend that the band contained members of The Byrds, The Eagles and The Flying Burrito Brothers, and then you might just get a far more enquiring, “Ooh”?

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Forgotten Classics: Love – Forever Changes

Love - Forever Changes

Oh, the snot has caked against my pants,
It has turned into crystal…

This was meant to be IT for Love. It was, after all, 1967, “The Summer of Love”. On Los Angeles’ legendary Sunset Strip a billboard was erected telling the psychedelically charged hippies below to “watch for the third coming of LOVE.” And emblazoned across this billboard was “that” iconic image, the members of Love formed into the shape of a human heart, suitably painted in mind bending colours. After claiming the L.A. club scene from the now highly successful Byrds, and following this success with two well received but poorly selling albums, Love were surely about to make it big…

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