Sunday, July 17, 2022

Mark LeVine - Pilgrims Progress (1968)

don't hang around, enjoy good music!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"An all but forgotten Los Angeles SSW folk album which delivers

consistent guitar melodies courtesy of soon-to-be guitar icon Ry Cooder and session guitarist Mike Deasy.

For his part, Levine provides decent vocals and guitar work. The opening “Going To The Country” is a single worthy song, full of galloping arrangements and a catchy vocal melody. Other good cuts include the folk rock rural twang long winded get up “Richard Lee”, the tempo changing “Twenty-One Years Older” and lyrically cryptic drum dominant “Better Dad Than Dead”. The closing "Periwinkle Blue" talks about urinating on Redwood trees and such...This album would benefit from repeated spins."