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David Blue (1973)

Interview by John Tobler, Rock's Backpages audio, November 1973

The singer-songwriter talks about living in Greenwich Village in the early '60s, and being encouraged as a writer by Bob Dylan; signing to Elektra and recording his first album; his brief band American Patrol; signing to Reprise, and the "company freaks"; making These 23 Days in September; Elliot Roberts, David Geffen, and signing to Asylum; Graham Nash producing Nice Baby and the Angel; gettting his live band together, playing live, and his guitarist and future Eagle Don Felder.

File format: mp3; file size: 62.6mb, interview length: 1h 05' 11" sound quality: ****

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David Blue: Stories (Asylum SD-5052)

Review by Ben Edmonds, Rolling Stone, 2 March 1972

FORGET ANYTHING, good or bad, which you might ever have associated with the name David Blue. Stories might as well be considered as David Blue's ...

David Blue: A Natural Progression

Interview by David Rensin, Music World, June 1973

THERE IS SOMETHING about David Blue that screams "Handle With Care." Perhaps a quality attributable to a glass figurine that you hold up to the ...

Rambling through with David Blue

Profile and Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, April 1974

EVERYONE IN any way interested in rock music and its development knows that Bob Dylan spent some of his formative and pre-star years in Greenwich ...

Elektra Label: Various Reissues

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, December 2001

Twenty-album reissue programme commemorates a great Sixties label ...

David Blue: David Blue

Sleeve notes by Richie Unterberger, Collector's Choice Records, 2002

WHEN DAVID BLUE came out in August 1966, folk-rock singer-songwriters with folk roots were scurrying to ride Bob Dylan's coattails into the rock mainstream. For ...

Play It as It Lays: David Geffen and Asylum Records

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Hotel California' (4th Estate), 2005

This is an excerpt from Barney Hoskyns'  Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters & Cocaine Cowboys in the L.A. Canyons (Fourth Estate, 2005) ...


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