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Columbia Daily Spectator

Columbia Daily Spectator

Columbia Daily Spectator is the weekly student newspaper of Columbia University. Founded in 1877, it is the oldest continuously operating college news daily in the nation after The Harvard Crimson.

13 articles

Jimi Hendrix: Thoughts on Hendrix

Comment by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 24 September 1970

SOMEWHERE LURKING deeply in the back of lost realities a dark electric nightmare swirls. In some dimension there is a place where Ultimates reach incredible ...

Aretha Franklin: Spirit in the Dark (SD 8265, Atlantic)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 29 September 1970

ARETHA FRANKLIN, once the undisputed Queen of Soul, still is the Queen though she doesn't sell million sellers the way she used to, and none ...

Richard Brautigan, Aretha Franklin, The Moody Blues: The Moody Blues: A Question of Balance; Listening To Richard Brautigan; Aretha Franklin: Spirit In The Dark

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 29 September 1970

MOODY BLUES' Question of Balance (Threshold, THS3)I first heard of the Moody Blues early this year about five minutes before I was scheduled to interview them. A ...

Janis Joplin: Remembering Janis

Obituary by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 6 October 1970

JANIS JOPLIN used to stand on stage at the Fillmore and wring out evil, catastrophic blues numbers, agony-wracked protests cloaked in Southern Comfort elegance. It ...

Grateful Dead, Thunderclap Newman: Thunderclap Newman: Hollywood Dream (Track/Atlantic Sd8264); The Grateful Dead: Vintage Dead (Sunflower/MGM 5001)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 15 October 1970

A LIST OF exceptional recent releases would have to include Neil Young's After the Gold Rush, The Voices of East Harlem's Right On — Be ...

Led Zeppelin: Gloomy; Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin III

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 21 October 1970

BRON-Y-AUR lies forgotten on the side of a lonely mountain in South Snowdonia, somewhere in England. From the distance, the peaks of the mountain spread ...

Neil Young: After the Gold Rush (Reprise 6383)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 6 November 1970

Neil Young's Best Album ...

Funkadelic: Free Your Mind (Westbound 2001)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 2 December 1970

Funkadelic's Music Whispers of Madness ...

The Velvet Underground: Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground Featuring Nico (MGM)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 14 December 1970

Soft Moments From 'Velvet Underground' ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Cry of Love (Reprise MS2034)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 3 March 1971

Jimi's Cry ...

James Brown IS Super Bad

Report and Interview by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 22 April 1971

WE'RE SITTING there rapping just before camera time. This evening James Brown is taping the Johnny Carson Show and he is in a good mood, having just ...

Grateful Dead, New Riders of the Purple Sage: Fillmore East, New York, NY

Live Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 29 April 1971

One Stoned Evening With the Dead ...

The Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers (Atco COC 59100)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 12 May 1971

Sticky Fingers: Have the Rolling Stones Peaked? ...

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