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Loyd Grossman

Loyd Grossman

Before he looked through the keyhole and decided to make sauces himself, Boston-born Grossman was a rock writer for Fusion, Rolling Stone and other papers. Whether he still listens to Stone The Crows these days remains unconfirmed.

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The Beatles '75

Guide by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, February 1970

The Beatles – do you still want to know what they're up to? Even if, sub specie aeternitatis, it's, like, nothing? Well, go ahead, indulge ...

Blodwyn Pig: Boston Tea Party, Boston

Live Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, December 1969

Blodwyn Pig on a Cold and Rainy Night ...

Bonzo Dog Band, Grateful Dead: The Bonzo Dog Band, the Grateful Dead: Boston Tea Party, Boston

Live Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, November 1969

Have You Seen My Bonzo Dog Doo Dah? ...

Jack Bruce: Harmony Row

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, September 1971

JACK BRUCE GOT a bad deal. Following the break-up of Cream Bruce was the only member of the band to emerge with less than "superstar" ...

Jack Bruce: Out of the Storm

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, February 1975

JACK BRUCE WAS one of the most outstanding and at the same time least recognized talents to appear on the transatlantic rock scene in the ...

Eric Clapton, Keef Hartley: Eric Clapton: Eric Clapton

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, September 1970

WHEN I HAVE to write something I mope. I mope and do other things. And I don't think about my topic. I only think about ...

Emerson Lake And Palmer: Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, April 1971

WE WERE FOREWARNED by the British music press that Emerson, Lake & Palmer would be a "super-group," and indeed it was hard to see how ...

Fleetwood Mac: Future Games

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, December 1971

BACK IN the Bar-Mitzvah days of the drug culture the British music scene was shaken by what came to be known as The Blues Boom. ...

George Harrison: Electronic Sound (Zapple)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, August 1969

THIS ALBUM... phlurp phlurp
phlurp... is on Zapple (grauughh!
*'&'%%!) the Beatles personal
label /--perhaps no other
company wapwapwapwapwapwap uuuhwweeoques—would record it-++++++++++++ ...

Humble Pie: Rock On

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, May 1971

It seems that Humble Pie didn't quite hit the US the right way. ...

Albert King: Years Gone By (Stax STS2010)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, July 1969

MEMO FROM: Loyd Grossman TO: Albert King Concerning: Years Gone By ...

The Liverpool Scene, Steve Miller: Steve Miller/Liverpool Scene: Boston Tea Party, Boston

Live Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, November 1969

THE STEVE MILLER BAND and the Liverpool Scene played at the Boston Tea Party on October 17th, 18th and 19th. ...

John Mayall: The Turning Point

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, October 1969

A TURNING POINT in British blues music may have been reached last May when Mick Taylor and Colin Allen left John Mayall's band. Following their ...

The Nice: Ars Longa Vita Brevis (Immediate)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, July 1969

ARS LONGA Vita Brevis is an incredibly good album, probably one of the best to have been released in the last few years; certainly one of ...

The Nice: Nice

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, October 1969

THE NICE are one of the few different groups on today’s pop scene, centering their music around the keyboard work of Keith Emerson. They use ...

Pink Floyd: The Dark Side Of The Moon

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, May 1973

ONE OF BRITAIN'S most successful and long lived avant-garde rock bands, Pink Floyd emerged relatively unsullied from the mire of mid-'60s British psychedelic music as ...

Terry Reid: Terry Reid (Epic)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, October 1969

TERRY REID is not a very well known, often deprecated, and monstrously talented performer. Mickie Most is not a very good producer; Mickie Most is ...

Stone The Crows: Ontinuous Performance

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, February 1973

STONE THE CROWS are hardly a well-known band here. Whether this is due to the hard heart, but quite undeservedly so, of radio programmers or ...

Taste: Taste (Atco)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, September 1969

FOR SOME reason Cream seems to have become the standard against which all other rock trios are judged. Not only is this unfair, it is ...

Ten Years After: Ssssh (Deram)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, September 1969

AS ALVIN LEE says in his liner notes, "The major problem of being TEN YEARS AFTER has been to record an album." This is their ...

Yes: Yes

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, October 1969

MAYBE HIDDEN away in the offices of Atlantic Records right now is an evil genius publicity man who is trying to devise a monstrous hype ...

List of genre pieces

Various: British Blues Archive Series Vols. 1 And 2

Review by Loyd Grossman, Rolling Stone, March 1971

IT ALL SEEMED TO happen quite suddenly when in late 1966 and 1967 the United States’ record stores were deluged with a staggering number of ...

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