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The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour

Review by Mike Jahn, Saturday Review, December 1967

WHOEVER IT WAS that wrote the Bhagavad-Gita (the Celestial Song of Hindu theology) intended to define the perfect disciple when he wrote: "Who sees Me ...

The Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet (London)

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, January 1969

Beggars' Triumph ...

Crosby Stills and Nash: Renaissance Fare: Crosby, Stills and Nash's debut album

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, May 1969

NOW AND THEN, and not very often at that, there's a pop album that stands head and shoulders above the rest, one so characteristic and ...

Blind Faith, Ike & Tina Turner, Jeff Beck: Cussin', Cryin', Gettin' It On: Ike and Tina Turner/The Jeff Beck Group/Blind Faith

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, August 1969

BONNIE BRAMLETT (of Delaney and Bonnie) may have honed her pipes in small Southern towns where Ike and Tina Turner were the local band, and ...

The Beatles: Abbey Road

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, October 1969

WHENEVER A NEW Beatles album is released it's generally a critical and social as well as a musical event. Rock fans spend an entire week ...

Beaver and Krause: Earth People's Pop: Beaver and Krause's In A Wild Sanctuary

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, August 1970

GREAT AND MAJESTIC the mountains burst from the craggy surface, ethereal and delicate clouds nestle in their crevices. A hammerhead cloud hooks into the sky, ...

Paul Siebel: Woodsmoke and Oranges/Jackknife Gypsy

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, January 1971

PAUL SIEBEL albums, I have found, are a good prescription for tired ears, sort of country Geritol boosting the funk and grit in the bloodstream ...

Graham Nash, The Rolling Stones: The Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers; Graham Nash: Songs for Beginners

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, June 1971

THERE IS A tendency these days, particularly among writers, to become disillusioned with or even apathetic about pop. Among the peculiar literary breed that rock ...

Judy Collins: Living

Review by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, November 1971

NO ONE would argue that Wildflowers and In My Life are classic albums; sheer, strong marriages of new art music and new classicism, ambitious and ...

Fanny: Who's Who in Rock: Is the Demand a Drain?

Comment by Ellen Sander, Saturday Review, March 1972

THINGS MOVE SO FAST in pop that all too frequently changes are not perceived. The very vitality of the scene often obscures its subtleties, its ...

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