5 items by Barry Gifford

  • Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival | ALBUM REVIEW

    On the liner notes to their album, Ralph Gleason states: "Creedence Clearwater Revival is an excellent example of the Third Generation of San Francisco bands." Really more like Third Level — behind the Airplane, Dead, Quicksilver,...

    July 21, 1972 12:00 AM ET
  • Last Time Around

    Last Time Around | ALBUM REVIEW

    As a final testament to their multi-talent, the Buffalo Springfield have released Last Time Around, the most beautiful record they've ever made.   This is the second record album by an originally Canadian group (the first was Music From...

    August 24, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Sweetheart Of The Rodeo

    Sweetheart Of The Rodeo | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Byrds, during the not-so-Great Folk-Rock controversy, attempted to qualify their own individual transition by saying: "If only one line of 'Mr. Tambourine Man' (which they had just recorded) gets through to the kids it'll have been...

    August 14, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac

    Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Blues has always been popular in England. Performers like Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Howlin' Wolf and even Freddie King and Bo Diddley were stars in England before making it big in their own country. When John Mayall...

    August 10, 1968 12:00 AM ET
  • Quicksilver Messenger Service

    Quicksilver Messenger Service | ALBUM REVIEW

    Quicksilver's initial and long-awaited excursion into the primordial clear light of San Francisco isn't quite what was expected, due to the production staff headed by the Electric Flag's Nick Gravenites and Harvey Brooks. The Quicksilver Messenger Service...

    July 6, 1968 12:00 AM ET