This is an easy one: Emitt Rhodes 1970 s/t debut on Dunhill Records. There is a documentary about Emitt entitled The One Man Beatles. I actually think he was (RIP) better than they.
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Somewhat unknown is John Fogerty's first solo album, put out under the pseudonym The Blue Ridge Rangers. The album fits the op's requirements in that Fogerty plays all the instruments and sings all the parts, but fails in regard to songwriting. The songs are all old Country and Bluegrass, done surprisingly (to me anyway) well.
Another such album is Dave Edmunds first solo (after disbanding Love Sculpture), entitled Rockpile (not to be confused with the sole album by the band he and Nick Lowe put together in 1980, Rockpile. Fantastic band and album entitled Seconds Of Pleasure). On the 1970 Rockpile album Dave performs (playing everything but bass, and singing almost all the vocals) old Rock 'n' Roll and Blues songs, utterly transforming "I Hear You Knocking" (written by Dave Bartholomew and originally recorded in 1955 by Smiley Lewis, with Bartholomew producing) from a Blues into a scorching Rock 'n Classic (with a killer guitar solo by Dave). The song was actually a hit on U.S radio, launching Edmund's solo career. One song on each LP side is a live recording, Dave backed by the group Brinsley Schwartz, of which Nick Lowe was at the time a member.
@hilde45, interesting, I like. Which album specifically? I’ve tuned in to Apollo
@arcticdeth, my sons taste. Although I will say, he’s turned me on to some black metal in recent years. Not only the main rig, but the garage LIVE. Again, specific album I should be listening to?
@bdp24 Fogerty fan here. Haven’t looked in to but surely will.
@reubent I dig. When I listen I’m reminded of the Talking Heads. Mr Music Head that is.
@stereo5 Zipporah Eric?
@fuzztone, Will Owsley, tragic. Great song writing. Daughter will approve
@johnto McCartney fan. Will also surely look in to
Haven’t had time to put my ear on Emitt Rhodes, The Suitcase Junket and the Lost Album (brown) Lewis. Will later
Psychotic waltz., have every album!
new one came out several months ago, it’s descent.
absolutely love the NWOBHM stuff.
Hard rock/metal since about 79-80. When Thrash hit, I was hooked, it was a mish mosh of hardcore punk, metal, and the attitude ,....still love it!
just picked up the new sodom genesis xix spec Ed. Cd, and new Rage cd.
Nice! Not to many know about Psychotic Waltz.
Funny thing, In those days I was residing in El Cajon California when they came on the scene, and bought some of their Albums including Social Grace from Blue Meanie Records also located in El Cajon. They were a bada$$ record shop, but sadly ended up closing the doors years ago :(
I’m all over the map regarding genres but you have good taste