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Commander Cody

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Commander Cody: Commander of the Ozone

Profile by Chris Rowley, International Times, 26 August 1973

OZONE: Form of Oxygen having three atoms per molecule, pungent, refreshing odour and exhilarating influence. ...

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen: Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (Warner Bros.)

Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 8 May 1975

IN 1971, COMMANDER Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, already a legend in such disparate climes as San Francisco and Detroit, finally reached a recording ...

Various artists — Marlboro Country Festival: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 19 April 1980

MONDAY AT Wembley. Contemporary country night, give or take a few lower-order stetson-tilters. ...

Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen: Live from Deep in the Heart of Texas

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, 28 March 1974

COMMANDER Cody’s fourth and most successful album proves the group can incite any audience to dance, drink and have fun. ...

Led Zeppelin, Utopia, Southside Johnny, Chas And Dave, Commander Cody, Fairport Convention: Knebworth Festival, Knebworth House, Herts

Live Review by Hugh Fielder, David Hepworth, Sounds, 11 August 1979


Allman Brothers, Edgar Winter Group, Mahavishnu Orchestra et al : Rock & Roll Nine, Hollywood FLA

Live Review by Jim Esposito, Rock, 26 February 1973

ALMOST EVERYTHING about Rock & Roll Nine was good in some ways and bad in others. Celebrated on an isolated raceway in the swampy boondocks ...

Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen: Hot Licks, Cold Steel and Truckers Favorites (Paramount)

Review by Jonh Ingham, New Musical Express, 24 March 1973

IT WAS like driving through an infinite oven, the sun dancing in cool water-mirages across the four-lane asphalt. Wayne wiped the sweat from his brow. ...

Commander Cody: The Early Sound Of "Now" Music

Interview by Lillian Roxon, New York Sunday News, 29 July 1973

HIS FIRST BAND was called the Fantastic Surfing Beavers and, according to Commander Cody, it was the worst band that ever existed. I was sorry ...

Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen: Hot Licks, Cold Steel & Truckers Favorites (Paramount)

Review by Loraine Alterman, The New York Times, 15 October 1972

Truckin' the Blues Away ...

The Doors, Commander Cody, Cold Blood: Winterland, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Mark Leviton, Van Nuys Valley News, 20 February 1970

I HAD THE good fortune of being present at Winterland in San Francisco before the Doors came out for their Long Beach concert, which I ...

Something's Right In Austin: Commander Cody's Live Armadillo LP Proclaims a Texas Renaissance

Report by Michael Gross, Zoo World, 14 March 1974

HIPPY DIED in 1967. Time Magazine was the accused murderer, but the case was thrown out of court for lack of evidence. Since then, all ...

Commander Cody: Lost Planet Airman Finds Lone Star, Starts Drinking

Report and Interview by Mick Brown, Street Life, 21 February 1976

THEY DIDN’T ask Commander Cody if they could use his face to advertise Lone Star beer, but he’s the first to admit it fits. "Country ...

Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen: Hot Licks, Cold Steel And Truckers' Favourites

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 2 October 1976

We've Got A Live One Here ...

Commander Cody and The Lost Planet Airmen: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 7 February 1976

Commander Cody: Good timin' in the Ozone zone ...

A Guide To Contemporary Country Groups

Report by Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, September 1973

THIS AUTUMN, England is due for an invasion by some of America's top contemporary country groups. The new wave will be well represented by Commander ...

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen: Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

Review by Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, May 1975

When you step up to a Juke box and you slip a nickel in,You can bet your bottom dollar when the record starts to spin,You'll ...

Commander Cody: Country Casanova

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 25 August 1973

I'VE GOT to admit I was thrown when I first saw the cover of this album. The dude in the cowboy shirt leaning next to ...

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen: Lost in the Ozone (Paramount PAS6117)

Review by Nick Tosches, Rolling Stone, 9 December 1971


Ghosts Of Progressive Rock Past: Led Zeppelin et al at Knebworth

Report by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 11 August 1979

EVENTS LIKE KNEBWORTH, the promoter Freddy Bannister had wanly predicted in Saturday's Guardian, cannot continue for much longer. The reasons for the inevitable decline and ...

Commander Cody

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, 'Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music', 2001

b. George Frayne, 19 July 1944, Boise, Idaho, USA ...

Cody's Airmen On the Way Up

Profile and Interview by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 15 December 1969

THE NATIONAL pop music compass needle has been pointing toward Nashville for over a year and now it is digging into the past of country-and-western ...

Grateful Dead, Maria Muldaur, Commander Cody: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 July 1974

THE GRATEFUL Dead and its good vibes competed with some decidedly bad ones from a too active, too physical security force at the Hollywood Bowl ...

Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Shanti: The Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 12 November 1971

THROUGH THE first few moments of its set, the listener may have trouble seeing exactly what it is that has so endeared Commander Cody and ...

John Sinclair: Free John & Yoko

Report by uncredited writer, Dave Marsh, Creem, March 1972

The new Plastic Ono Band comes to Ann Arbor to Free John Sinclair – Starring David Peel, Archie Shepp, Ed Sanders, Stevie Wonder, Commander Cody, ...


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