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Fifth Estate # 59, August 1-14, 1968

Music From Big Pink—The Band (Capitol) This band formerly known as the Hawks has the distinction of being Bob Dylan’s backing group. They are polished musicians and this album boasts a lot in the way of imagination in regards to …

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Fifth Estate # 57, July 4-18, 1968

This column is primarily concerned with contemporary jazz, relevant jazz, music with not only social significance, but sounds derived from environment, relating directly from experience. The very word jazz to many listeners conjures up stereotyped images. Most common is the …

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Fifth Estate # 56, June 19-July 1, 1968

Children Of The Future: The Steve Miller Band (Capitol) Capitol Records thought so highly of this West Coast group that they saw fit to shell out a reputed $50,000 in advance to record them. On record Steve Miller’s band is …

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Fifth Estate # 55, June 4-18, 1968

Dirty Blues Band (Bluesway) This band’s blues roots were first formed years ago during the British blues invasion started by The Rolling Stones. During this embryonic stage, many teenagers had suspicions that the Stones were copying…yes, copying, but from whom? …

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Fifth Estate # 53, May 1-15, 1968

“A Long Time Comin’” The Electric Flag (Columbia) The Electric Flag’s long-awaited LP is in every respect a fine recording and well indicative of this group’s abundant talent and ability to communicate and excite. // Share this on…

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Fifth Estate # 62, Sept. 19-Oct. 2, 1968

Wes Montgomery—”March 6, 1968″ (Riverside) Wes Montgomery is simply one of the two greatest jazz guitarists of all time, the other being Charley Christian. A writer may go on and on and on about the innovations, contributions, and prestige this …

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Fifth Estate # 60, August 15-September 4, 1968

There may come a time when musicians may agree with critics about certain recorded performances, when and if this time comes it will be an absolutely mind shattering synthesis of opinion. // Share this on…

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