(B-list) Album Chart of 1972

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(B-list) Album Chart of 1972
see also: the main (A-list) Album Chart of 1972
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WEIRD SCENES INSIDE THE GOLDMINE
The Doors
Elektra 8E-6001
the USA
8.75 “A classic” Psychedelia; Blues Rock / Soul Rock; Cerebral Pop

Jukebox picks: “The End” (10) • “Peace Frog” (10) • “Love Her Madly” (10)
TJR saysAn emotional release for legions of Doors fans, arriving in January, 1972, 6 months after the death of the amazing Jim M...more →

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THE HARDER THEY COME
Various Artists
Island Records ILPS-9202
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8.33 “Excellent” Reggae; Ska / Rocksteady

Jukebox picks: “Toots and The Maytals - Sweet And Dandy” (9.9) • “The Maytals - Pressure Drop” (9.8) • “Scotty - Draw Your Brakes” (9.8)
TJR saysThe soundtrack album for the gritty film of the same name, which starred Jimmy Cliff as a poor-dreamer-turned-petty-gang...more →

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GREATEST ACCORDION HITS VOL. 3
Various Artists
Go Go GGL-4004
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7.51 “Brilliant” Africana

Jukebox picks: “Paulus Masina - Wezimvu” (9.1) • “Joseph Mazibuko - White House Special” (8.4) • “Joseph Mazibuko - Emakhonjwa” (8.1)
TJR saysA brilliant compilation of the popular Accordion Jive genre, showcasing three of the maestros: Joseph Mazibuko, Paulus M...more →

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JOHNNY OSBOURNE AND FRIENDSː READY OR NOT
Various Artists
Big Shot BILP-103
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6.04 “Decent enough” Reggae

Jukebox picks: “Johnny Osbourne - Purify Your Heart” (7.6) • “The Techniques - Watermelon Man” (7.3) • “Alcapone Jnr. - Scout Call” (6.6)
TJR saysBilled as a Johnny Osbourne with absolutely no indication that only the first four tracks were billed to him on 45s. I m...more →

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WE’LL SING IN THE SUNSHINE
Wanda Jackson
Hilltop JS-6116
the USA
5.21 “Below average” Country; Pop

Jukebox picks: “I’d Do It All Over Again” (6.2) • “I’m A Believer” (5.7) • “Less Of Me” (5.6)
TJR saysBudget compile selecting from sides 1964 to 1969....more →

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LIVE IN EUROPE
Nina Simone
Trip Records TLP-8020
the USA
4.99 “Poor” Jazz

Jukebox picks: “Gin House Blues [live paris ’68]” (5.7) • “See-Line Woman [live paris ’68]” (5.4) • “Ain’t Got No (I Got Life) [live paris ’69]” (5.4)
TJR saysRecorded on 18th June, 1968, at the second Montreux Jazz Festival and released July 3, 1972....more →

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20 FANTASTIC HITS BY THE ORIGINAL ARTISTS, VOLUME 2
Various Artists
Arcade Records 2891-002
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4.98 “Poor” Pop; Rock

Jukebox picks: “Melanie - Ruby Tuesday” (9.8) • “T. Rex - Hot Love” (9.6) • “The Staple Singers - I’ll Take You There” (9.1)
TJR saysDoes what is says on the tin, though I can't imagine there's anyone who think's Sammy Davis Jr.'s cabaret pish “The Ca...more →

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MADE IN JAPAN
Deep Purple
Purple Records TPSP-351
England
3.66 “Terrible” Rock

Jukebox picks: “Smoke On the Water [live osaka '72]” (5.3) • “Child In Time [live osaka '72]” (4.7) • “Space Truckin' [live osaka '72]” (4.1)
TJR saysA succesful attempt at bootleg-killing from the hard rock quintet, recorded over 2 nights at the Festival Hall, Osaka, 1...more →

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THE ANDY WILLIAMS ALBUM
Andy Williams
CBS SPR-66
the USA
1.36 “An embarrassment” Crooner / Cabaret; Pop Ballad

Jukebox picks: “Little Green Apples” (3.4) • “My Way” (2.1) • “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” (2.1)
TJR saysAccording to a sticker on the front, this LP is “a Woolworths exclusive”. No wonder they went bust…...more →



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