Friday, April 25, 2008

Y&T - 1995 - Musically Incorrect

Y&T were within reach of the Grail of rock & roll stardom many times in their long career. Unfortunately for the group, the ultimate prize always seemed to elude them in the end due to a series of mistakes and sheer bad luck. A legendary live band, the group never managed to translate their electric on-stage intensity into the studio, and despite their 20 years of service, they have now become little more than a blot on the American hard rock canvas.
Taking their name from a Beatles album, Yesterday. . . and Today, Yesterday & Today formed in San Francisco around 1973 with Dave Meniketti on vocals and lead guitar, Phil Kennemore on bass and Leonard Haze on drums. After stealing rhythm guitarist Joey Alves from a rival band, the foursome began to gig constantly around the Bay Area, opening for such heavyweights as Journey and the Doobie Brothers. They were eventually picked up by London Records, which released their eponymous debut in 1976 and followed it with Struck Down two years later. Neither album ended up being successful, though, and after being dropped from the label, the band spent another two years struggling to stay Ed Rivadavia, All Music

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Anonymous said...


Muito legal teu Blog e de uma grande serventia para a minha coleção!
Mas por favor, pode arrumar este link da segunda parte deste album?
Eu agradeço e Sorte Sempre!


Nagiants40 said...

Ok Alessandra, não estou na minha casa agora, e só volta na segunda. A noite eu vou colocar um novo link..

Nagiants40 (L. Fernando)