One album wonders: Blue Phantom’s Distortions

BLUE PHANTOM'S DISTORTIONS (1971) During the Album Era (mid 1960s-mid 2000s), the LP was the dominant form of recorded music expression and consumption. Some bands recorded just one album during their time and, whether popular or not, they are the so-called one album wonders. ***** Blue Phantom were an instrumental group (or project) who released one album, Distortions, in 1972. … Continue reading One album wonders: Blue Phantom’s Distortions

One Album Wonders: The Open Mind’s The Open Mind

THE OPEN MIND - THE OPEN MIND (1969) Around 1963, Putney-based musicians Mike "Mike Bran" Brancaccio (guitar), Phil Fox (drums), Timothy du Feu (vocals), and Ray Nye (bass) formed The Apaches, who recorded a demo with Joe Meek. Nye left the band and du Feu moved to bass after they acquired a new singer, Terry Martin (real name Terry Schindler) and … Continue reading One Album Wonders: The Open Mind’s The Open Mind