This week’s show is based on an area of the USa that produced many classic albums and artists from the 70’s onwards, Laural Canyon, A mountainous Neighbourhood located in the Hollywood Hill district of Los Angeles, California
A bit like Liverpool in the 60’s with the Mersey Sound.
The Souther Hillman Furay Band (SHF) was a country rock supergroup led by singer-songwriters Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco), Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas), and J. D. Souther (Longbranch Pennywhistle, noted songwriter for Linda Ronstadt and the Eagles).
The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band is the debut album by The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band, released in 1974
Track: “Fallin’ in Love”
America is an American rock band that was formed in London in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek and Gerry Beckley. The trio met as sons of US Air Force personnel stationed in London, Homecoming is the second studio album by America, released on November 15, 1972
Track: “Ventura Highway”
The Monkees are an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, . The group was conceived in 1965 by television producers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider specifically for the situation comedy series The Monkees, which aired from 1966 to 1968. Instant Replay is the seventh studio album by the Monkees. Issued six months after the cancellation of the group’s NBC television series,
Track: “A Man Without a Dream”
Three Dog Night is an American rock band formed in 1967, with founding members consisting of vocalists Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, and Chuck Negron.
Three Dog Night (also known as One) is the self-titled debut album by American rock band Three Dog Night. The album was originally released by Dunhill Records on October 16, 1968
Track: “One” (Harry Nilsson)
Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and children’s author., No Secrets is the third studio album by American singer and songwriter Carly Simon, released on November 28, 1972
Track: night owl
Canned Heat is an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles in 1965.
Boogie with Canned Heat is the second album by Canned Heat, released in 1968.
Track: On The Road again
Jackie DeShannon is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards, Laurel Canyon (1969) was her 16th album.
Track: laurel canyon
Jonathan Wilson (born December 30, 1974) is an American musician and record producer based in Topanga, California, United States. Fanfare is the second studio album released by LA-based artist Jonathan Wilson. It was released in 2013, he album was recorded at Wilson’s studio Five Star Studios in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles.
Track: Dear Friend
The Turtles are an American rock band led by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, Happy Together is the third studio album by the American rock band The Turtles. It was released in April 1967
Track: She’d rather Be with me
Poco is an American country rock band originally formed by Richie Furay, Jim Messina and Rusty Young. They were formed following the demise of Buffalo Springfield in 1968
Pickin’ Up the Pieces is the debut album by country rock band Poco, released in 1969
Track: 08 Pickin’ Up the Pieces
Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer, guitarist, songwriter, and activist. Give It Up is the second studio album by American musician Bonnie Raitt. Released in 1972
Track: Nothing seems to matter
Warren Zevon (/ˈziːvɒn/; January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician. Warren Zevon is the second studio album by American musician Warren Zevon. This album was recorded in 1975 and released on May 10, 1976,
Track: 05 Poor Poor Pitiful Me
David Thomas Mason (born 10 May 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Worcester, who first found fame with the rock band Traffic
Alone Together is the debut solo album by former Traffic member Dave Mason, released in 1970
Track: World in Changes
Michael Nesmith an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968) Magnetic South is the first solo album by American singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith during his post-Monkees career. Released by RCA Records in 1970,
Track: The Crippled Lion
Blues from Laurel Canyon is a 1968 album by John Mayall, featuring British blues music. It was his first album after the breakup of his band the Bluesbreakers in May 1968 The title of the album derives from Laurel Canyon, California, United States (in the Los Angeles area) where John Mayall subsequently lived from 1969 to 1979.
Track: The Bear
“Love Street” is a song by the American rock band the Doors which appears on their 1968 album Waiting for the Sun, The song was originally a poem written by singer Jim Morrison about the street in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles, California, where he lived with his girlfriend Pamela Courson and watched hippies pass by
Track: Love Street, Waiting for the Sun 1968
Stephen Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Stephen Stills is the debut solo album by American musician Stephen Stills released on Atlantic Records in 1970.
Track: Old Times Good Times”
The Flying Burrito Brothers are an American country rock band, best known for their influential 1969 debut album, The Gilded Palace of Sin, The Gilded Palace of Sin is the first album by the country rock group the Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1969.
Track: dark end of the street
John David Souther (born November 2, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He has written and co-written songs recorded by Linda Ronstadt and the Eagles. John David Souther is the self-titled debut album American singer-songwriter J.D. Souther, released in 1972. The song “How Long” was recorded in 2007 by the Eagles on their album Long Road Out of Eden
Track: How Long
Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles
Dixie Chicken is the third studio album by the American rock band Little Feat, released in 1973
Track: two trains
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.
Desperado is the second studio album by the American band the Eagles. It was recorded at Island Studios in London, England, and released in 1973.
Track: “Tequila Sunrise”
Graham Nash OBE (born 2 February 1942) is a British-American singer-songwriter and musician. Nash is known for his light tenor voice and for his songwriting contributions as a member of the English pop/rock group the Hollies and the folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. Nash became an American citizen on 14 August 1978 and holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. Songs for Beginners is British singer-songwriter Graham Nash’s debut solo studio album. Released in May 1971
Track: Be Yourself
The Mamas and the Papas were an American folk rock vocal group which recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968. If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears is the debut album by the Mamas and the Papas, released in 1966.
Track: Monday monday
Linda Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is a retired American singer who performed and recorded in diverse genres including rock, country, light opera, and Latin. She has earned 10 Grammy Awards
Heart Like a Wheel is the fifth solo studio album by Linda Ronstadt, released in November 1974
Track: Your’e No Good
Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States For Everyman is the second album by American singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1973
Track: Take it Easy
Judith judee Sill () was an American singer and songwriter.Heart Food is the second album released by American singer/songwriter and musician Judee Sill. It was released on David Geffen’s Asylum label in March 1973[
track: the vigilante
James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Sweet Baby James is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter James Taylor, and his first release on Warner Bros. Records. Released in February 1970,
.track:fire and rain
Hot Rats is the second solo album by Frank Zappa, released in October 1969. It was Zappa’s first recording project after the dissolution of the Mothers of Invention.
Track: Peaches en Regalia”