The Les Humphries Singers was a large group of session type singers that provided a grand vocal choir sound. The group sound was a mixture of pop, rhythm and blues, gospel, soul and early commercial Disco. The style had hints of psychedelic or hippy overtones with a James Last style of large and live vitality. This German produced, English singing pop group mixed in other cultural and ethnic influences that also echoed elements of world peace, love and harmony. This well presented box set is highly recommended.
Until now, the official recordings of Miles Davis' performances at the Fillmore East between June 17 and 20, 1970 have been limited to the double album Miles at the Fillmore. That set's producer Teo Macero, edited the recordings to create medleys of each night's music to four roughly 20-minute selections. This four-disc set contains all four concerts. There are 100 minutes of previously unreleased music from Wednesday through Saturday; an additional 35 minutes of unreleased music comes from a previous gig at the Fillmore West.
Orianthi Panagaris, known professionally as Orianthi, is an Australian musician, singer and songwriter known for performing with Michael Jackson as part of his ill-fated This Is It concert series, and with Alice Cooper's touring band. Her debut single "According to You" peaked at No. 3 in Japan, No. 8 in Australia and No. 17 in the US; her second album, Believe, received a worldwide release in late 2009. In 2009, Orianthi was named one of the 12 Greatest Female Electric Guitarists by Elle magazine. She also won the award as "Breakthrough Guitarist of the Year" 2010 by Guitar International magazine.
Leading up to the August 2014 release of the 200th issue of Classic Rock, the 199th issue of the UK magazine featured an in-depth Rival Sons cover story, as well as the Rock 'n' Roll Excerpts Vol. 1 bonus disc. The ten song Rival Sons' compilation disc, which opens with "Open My Eyes", the first single from the Great Western Valkyrie album, provides a glimpse of the Long Beach based group's lean on the high times '70s…