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Overview by Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, March 1975

Sailin' Shoes (Warner Bros K46156)Dixie Chicken (Warner Bros K46200)Feats Don't Fail Me Now (Warner Bros K56030) ...

Little Feat: Forum, London

Live Review by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, September 2000

THERE WERE THREE groups who vividly chronicled life in post-Woodstock America. The Band sought refuge from the psychedelic intensity of the period in the country's ...

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Little Feat's Bill Payne and Paul Barrere (2008)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, April 2008

Messrs. Payne and Barrere look back at their time in the great Little Feat, album by album.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 64.6mb, total interview length: 1h 10' 38" sound quality: * (phone)

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Little Feat: Sailin' Shoes

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, March 1972

NOW, HERE'S A BAND with a mission. Little Feat is hewn from the same piece of oak as the Byrds, the Band, and the Flying ...

Little Feat: Sailin' Shoes (Warner Brothers 2600)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, July 1972

THERE WAS A time, a few months back, when I worried whether or not I'd ever behold the coming of a second Little Feat album. ...

Little Feat: Dixie Chicken (Warner Bros.)

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, March 1973

SINCE SAILIN' Shoes, the group's last album, asthmatic Pachuco bass-player Roy Estrada, formerly of The Mothers, has departed to join Captain Beefheart under the pseudonym ...

Little Feat: Dixie Chicken

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, April 1973

LIKE THEIR much more famous cousins, the Rolling Stones and Van Morrison, Little Feat are eclectic in a vertical rather than a horizontal way. They ...

Little Feat Keeps On Truckin'

Interview by David Rensin, Crawdaddy!, June 1973

"You try to be a low-key individual and stay out of people's way and you end up owning the top floor of some hotel in ...

Little Feat: Dixie Chicken (Warner Bros.)

Review by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, September 1973

CATEGORIZING ROCK is of pretty limited usefulness. Unlike terms in other music that refer to specific and exactly defined forms, rock labels merely indicate broad, ...

Little Feat: Feat of Strength

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1974

IT WOULD be difficult to count the number of musicians who have eulogised about Little Feat over the past year. This little known band from ...

Little Feat: Feats Don't Fail Me Now (Warner Bros.)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Zoo World, October 1974

HERE THEY come again, those six hazy L.A. razor boys with the penchant for wry lyrics and poppin' their thang in public. Still intact, still ...

Little Feat: Real Dixie Chickens

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, January 1975

LITTLE FEAT come to Europe with a high reputation to live up to. While the Doobie Brothers headline one of the two nights at each ...

Doobie Brothers/Little Feat: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, January 1975

CURIOUSER and curiouser. There was no denying the deserving nature of the ovation that greeted Little Feat the boogie band that plays more music than ...

Lowell George: Huge Stars Big Hearts And Little Feat

Profile and Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, March 1975

AFTER THEIR PHENOMENALLY successful visit to this country, the name Little Feat must be on the tip of everyone's tongues and in the heart of ...

Little Feat: Giant Steps Across The Sea

Interview by David Rensin, Rolling Stone, April 1975

JACKSON BROWNE said that their founder was "the Orson Welles of rock & roll" and Jimmy Page has called them his "favorite American group." ...

Little Feat: The Valley Of The Punks

Profile and Interview by John Morthland, Creem, September 1975

IT HAPPENS TO Little Feat most everywhere they go in Europe, and sometimes even in the States. People just naturally assume they are from Texas, ...

Little Feat

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, December 1975

ONCE UPON a time in the early '60s when everybody suddenly started getting paranoid about advertising men, and half the people you met were convinced ...

Little Feat: Interview with Bill Payne

Interview by Don Snowden, Pasadena Guardian, Summer 1975

BILL PAYNE is a little freaked with L.A. rock fans. Clearly tired from the strain of Little Feat’s four night stand, he is really looking ...

Little Feat: The Roxy, Los Angeles

Live Review by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, 1976

In Southern California this year, Little Feat have presented their musical wares opening shows for ELO, the Who and Dave Mason. Consequently, 1976 has seen ...

Little Feat: The Roxy, Los Angeles

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1976

EVERYBODY WHO is anybody caught Little Feat during their recent three-night stand at the Roxy. That includes Lowell George's mother, Bonnie Raitt, Peter Frampton, Tommy ...

Presenting The Open Crotch, Maximum Uplift Little Feat

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1976

IF YOU walk down Hollywood Boulevard you really can see all the stars. Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Cary Grant, James Dean, all imbedded in a ...

The Who: Who-ray!

Report by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, June 1976

"Will the people on the lighting tower please get-off because it's very dangerous and we are afraid that tower might go" – Nicky Horne, Capital ...

Little Feat/The Outlaws: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, June 1976

THE OUTLAWS ARE really pretty much your standard ranch stash. Three lead guitars primed to shit-kicking yee-ha, mighty purty 'n' all but lame beneath the ...

Little Feat: Time Loves A Hero (Warners)

Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, May 1977

MIGHT AS WELL jump in at the deep end and ask you to indulge in some consumer advice research. ...

Little Feat:The Rock and Roll Doctors

Retrospective by Don Snowden, Rock Around The World, July 1977

IF RAVE PRESS NOTICES and the acclaim of their fellow musicians were the standard measure of success in the rock world, Little Feat would surely ...

Little Feat: Waiting For Columbus (Warner Brothers)

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 1978

WHOEVER started the vogue for double live albums (the Band?) has a lot to answer for. Whether pretty good (Bob Seger, J. Geils) or embarrassingly ...

Little Feat: Waiting for Columbus

Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, February 1978

IF IT'S DEAD, IT'S SIX FEAT UNDER ...

Lowell George: A Feat Of His Own

Review and Interview by Mark Leviton, Blank Space, December 1978

FOR YEARS, fans of Little Feat have heard rumours about a solo album being prepared by Lowell George, the group's main songwriter, lead guitarist and ...

Lowell George: The Rock'n'Roll Doctor

Obituary by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, July 1979

Of all the hundreds of white boys who fell in love with the blues, few used the idiom with such brilliance as Lowell George. Singer, ...

Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt et al: Lowell George Benefit Concert, The Forum, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, August 1979

IT'S IRONIC that Little Feat were never adjudged sufficiently commercial to have headlined a concert at Los Angeles' massive Forum, since the place was bursting ...

Little Feat : A Fan Remembers America's Greatest Unsung Band

Retrospective and Interview by Mark Leviton, BAM, August 1981

LOS ANGELES – I have in my closet a roll of grainy 8mm silent film taken in spring 1970 at a concert near the base ...

Ted Templeman: Super Producer

Interview by David Gans, BAM, 1982

The super producer talks about Little Feat, Van Halen, the Doobies, and staying sane in a world of crazies. ...

Little Feat: As Time Goes By — The Best Of Little Feat; Ry Cooder: Why Don't You Try Me Tonight? — The Best Of...

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, September 1986

DURING THE early/mid-'70s, Warner Brothers were the envy of their major corporate rivals for their unparalleled hip-act market-share. Partly, one suspects, for the way their ...

Little Feat: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1989

SO MUCH attention was focused on the late Lowell George's central role as the chief singer-songwriter for Little Feat that the inimitable funky boogie style ...

Little Feat: The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, April 1992

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Figures that Little Feat would show up Thursday for the first night of three "all-acoustic" shows at the Coach House with ...

Little Feat: The One That Got Away

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, July 1994

OK, SO THERE aren't many of them, but Little Feat's 1975 show at the Rainbow Theatre was one LEGENDARY GIG EVERYONE SAYS THEY SAW that ...

The Little Feat Saga

Sleevenotes by Bud Scoppa, Rhino Records, February 2000

This is the story of a great American band, a band as quintessentially SoCal as the Beach Boys, as rootsy as the Band, as funky ...

Little Feat: Time Waits for Columbus

Sleevenotes by Bud Scoppa, Rhino Records, October 2001

WHAT CONSTITUTES a great live album? It’s clearly not the mere replication of a band’s studio performances. That approach may satisfy the attending audience, but ...

Little Feat: Snakes On Everything

Retrospective by Adam Sweeting, Uncut, December 2001

FOR A FEW moments, it sounded just like old times. Little Feat were rolling unhurriedly through 'Day Or Night', embellishing it with their traditional lopsided ...

Album By Album: Little Feat

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, August 2008

Lowell George was a Hollywood one-off: a swarthy movie-brat beatnik with a white-negro larynx and a keeningly sensual slide-guitar style. In late '69 he formed ...

Feats Don't Fail: Richie Hayward R.I.P.

Obituary by Don Snowden, Rock's Backpages, August 2010

If you like country with a boogie beat / He's the man to meet... ...

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