Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Shiva’s Headband: Take Me To The Mountains

Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, September 1971

EVERY SO OFTEN a company will try the "shotgun" strategy – releasing large numbers of albums by new groups in hopes that a few will catch on. Mercury tried it in 1967 with a pile of lousy psychedelic albums, MGM's attempts in 1968 will not soon be forgotten in Boston, and now Capitol is giving it ago.

Total word count of piece: 617


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.