We will upload a song every Friday (with a VIDEO) and post on our Facebook page and see if you can guess the song (for a bit of fun).
Feel free to send us your comments on each song, good, bad or indifferent... WE VALUE YOUR VIEWS & want to share the Tommy love :)
“GETTIN' TIGHTER” Deep Purple
From the album ‘Come Taste The Band (Anniversary version)’ 1975
Probably my favourite track from the album, funky with some great playing. Loved it when they stretched this out live!
Song # 3
“SHAKE THE DEVIL” Tommy Bolin
From the album, ‘Private Eyes’ 1976
The 1st song I heard from ‘Private Eyes’ and HAD to get the album. Great riff, but I particularly like Tommy's vocals – suits the song perfectly. It's heavy, but it also has that ‘funk’ factor, which I love...
“HEAD ABOVE THE WATER” James Gang
From the album ‘Miami’ 1974
A great song. One of the high points of the album for me...
What a lost gem. I've had the album for years (decades lol) and had completely overlooked this song for far too long. It showcases Tommy's songwriting skills (alongside Dale Peters) and the whole band do it complete justice. I particularly like the flanged guitar, very common at the time, but totally fits the song. Although I'm not a huge Kenner fan, he does a great vocal on this – mind you, I'd love to hear Coverdale and/or Hughes giving it a go lol...
“RED BARON” Billy Cobham
From the album ‘Spectrum’ 1973
YOUR VIEWS | Dave S.
“Spectrum” & “Quadrant 4” are probably the most mentioned songs from the album, but I've always loved this particular track for its slinky and laid back groove. Tommy & Jan's solos are a far cry from their blistering bursts on “Quadrant 4” but beautifully crafted in their own right. A perfect album closer...