Monday, December 14, 2009


Alvin-mischievous and star of the group.
Simon-tall, bespectacled and intellectual.

Alvin and The Chipmunks is an animated music group created by Ross Badasarian in 1958.
More noted for their children type of music.

The unusual and well executed voices are created by speeding up the playback to create a higher pitch.

This album was recorded in 1964 and released under the Liberty label.

All the songs are good.

Side One: 1. All my loving 2.Do you want to know a secret 3. She loves you 4. From me to you. 5. Love me do 6. Twist and shout.

Side Two: 1. A hard day's night 2. P.S. I love you (video) 3. I saw her standing there (video) 4. Can't buy me love 5. Please please me 6. I want to hold your hand.

Monday, December 7, 2009


Paul Simon-lead vocals, guitar.
Art Garfunkel-lead vocals.
Glen Campbell-guitar.
Hal Baine-drums.

In 1955, they started out out as Tom & Jerry and in 1957 had a minor hit"Hey, Schoolgirl"

In 1965 as Simon & Garfunkel with their close and pristine vocal harmonies they had a hit single with "The Sound of Silence" which was featured in the film "The Graduate"

This is their second album and was recorded in 1966 under the CBS label.

Their lyrics are pop-poets styled and music- acoustic/electric folk rock music.

My fave song are "The Sound of Silence" and "Richard Cory"

Side One: 1. The sounds of silence 2. Leaves that are green 3. Blessed 4. Kathy's song 5. Somewhere they can't find me 6. Angie.

Side Two: 1. Richard Cory (video) 2. A most peculiar man 3. April come she will 4. We've got a groovy thing goin' 5. I am a rock.