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B-list psychrockers from the SF Bay area. Only made 2 albums (now available on 1 cd) and disappeared pretty fast, but in retrospect, deserved a better fate. Album 1 is way space-out with trippy lyrics and decent production. Vocalist sounds weak at first, but he grows on you. Album 2 was more country, sorta Poco-ish. This immediate change in direction is what probably doomed Mad River, although they should have been praised for stretching.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
I don't miss him one bit. He was lousy on The Daily Show and worse on CBS. How's that acting career coming, Craig? Can you say Steve Kometco?

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Not as funny (or as smart) as he thinks he is. Was ok on SNL because he didn't pander to the crowd, but he started his fast skid when he bombed on Monday Night Football. I remember Mort Sahl, I loved Mort Sahl . . Dennis Miller is no Mort Sahl (who is still with us, by the way, and still smart and funny).

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
This resident pseudo-conservative sorority girl has a Masters degree in stuck-in-the- mud. You always know which side of the debate she'll be on.
If she wasn't so annoying, you could just say she's a fuddy-duddy. Her professional credentials start with " . . Survivor". So many smart, talented women out there and they pick this 1950's bubblehead. She ain't that cute either.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
If he would have had a normal career, his numbers would be off the chart. Sadly, his greatness is over-shadowed by his military commitments. When I saw him, his fastball was devastating. Beautiful delivery. Irascible personality.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Fun to watch and a great player. Too bad he was stuck in Chicago. In New York, he would have been a baseball god.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Great ballplayer, lousy human being. Docked one star for plowing into the catcher in a meaningless All-Star game and ruining a career.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
How can anyone not give the Babe 5 stars? Even if you don't know the game, look at those numbers. There was only a handful of teams and only the best players made the bigs, but Ruth towered over them all. For many, he is baseball.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Wrote the book for catchers. Physically and emotionally strong, he toiled on weak teams and never let up. A legend in Detroit and an inspiration to players everywhere for decades, especially Mickey Mantle.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Palmer defined All American Hero. . . dependable, loyal, handsome, professional. If you needed a prototype for the complete ballpalyer, he should be your choice.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Sure was fun to watch him in his youth just pound that ball out of the park. Could have been the Joe Dimaggio of his era. . . handsome, well-liked, charismatic. Too bad his legend is now tainted forever.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Revered by all Tiger baseball fans for decades, Greenberg was a class act. He was a strong, proud man who carried a lot on his shoulders. Helluva ballplayer too. My Dad loved him.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Quiet, unsung hero whose rep is tarnished by years on mediocre Tiger teams. Played the game the way it was meant to be played.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
As a baseball player, never equalled. He did it all. . . with gusto. Everyone knows he was a difficult person, but when judged only on baseball merit, he deserves respect. I wish I could have seen him play.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Bigger than life and a dedicated student of the game. Loved worldwide.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
I've been a baseball fan for over 50 years, and I never saw anyone better than Ted Williams. He looked like a baseball player, had a beautiful swing and tons of attitude. I couldn't wait for him to visit our park when I was a kid. GREATEST EVER!

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Can't sing. Can't dance. Wears stupid shoes. What's not to love?

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Dean recorded this song at least 3 times over the years, giving each version a different twist (slow, fast, acoustic, big band, romantic). It's a strong pop tune and Dino gives it a class reading. His laconic delivery was his trademark. It made for an easy listen. His idol was Bing Crosby, whose singing style was all the rage in the 30's and 40's (laidback, mellow). Many others used this technique (Perry Como, DOn Cherry, even Elvis), but Dean perfected it. He had a good sense of humor, something some of the bigger stars lacked. One handsome devil, too.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
This is a real dive bar in the heart of L.A. that is comfortable and affordable. Usually great live music and always an interesting crowd. Cramped parking with oddballs and homeless is annoying, but you can handle it. Have an ice cream cone next door before you hit the road.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Kinda sleazy joint (you enter from the alley) with some, but not too much, attitude. Long bar has good view of the stage. Try for a booth in the back. If you're lucky, you might catch the next big thing playing for a reasonable cover.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Too hip Westside bar. Very dark with high-priced drinks, but the young, attractive clientele is fun and the music (canned and live) can be very good. Parking is a pain.
Good place to bring out-of-towners.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Jerry Jeff Walker's rock band, but he wasn't really the leader. Sorta strained straight ahead rock tunes with a little trippy bottom here and there. Best song, a classic actually, is "The Wind", a dreamy ballad that is unlike anything else on the album. Nauseating cover graphics from Vanguard.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Why would you want to trip out to your Mom's music? Pseudo-classical compositions combined with phony baloney new age lyrics sure could be a downer. There's nothing here to wrap your brain around. Better saved for cocktail parties in the Hamptons.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Seemed disjointed and unfocused when it came out after Sgt. Pepper, but now it has a mystical charm. Everybody seemed to be on the same page for one last time. "Blue Jay Way" sounds better every time you listen. "Strawberry Fields Forever" is the template for every psychedelic song ever written. Still does it for me.

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)
Steve Miller was a bluesman and played a mean guitar, but when his first album was released, it was stone cold trip music. Sound collages,feedback, psychedelic blues and a young Boz Scaggs made it a fun listen.
Extra star for all time great cover from Victor Moscoso. If you have the original vinyl, check out the centerfold with a flashing set of colored lights. Wow!

- Rated by: AndrewT (15)