1968 – A Wonderful Music Year!

There were so many really good sounds and songs for me to lose myself in, in 1968 (I was 22 after all)!¬† It was very difficult deciding between Fleetwood Mac’s “Albatross, Nina Simone’s “Ain’t Got no ….”, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s “Take My Hand For a While” and so many more. However, 1968 was the year that I was introduced to The Moody Blues … and I loved their sound (and still play various tracks regularly). So my choice for 1968:

“And you and I”

I have listened to Yes for many years now and, while I tend to have love/hate¬† relationships with their material, the “love” tracks are always quite absorbing. They recorded a number of lengthy tracks with included bridges and other rhythm change sections which I find really interesting. Whereas there are occasions when I am thinking “where on earth is this going”, they suddenly pull it all together and it makes sense! Continue reading