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Grin: All Out

Review by Ben Edmonds, Creem, April 1973

A ridiculously easy winner in 1971's "most promising" category was Grin, fronted by Nils Lofgeren, whose credentials were a matter of public record long before ...

Grin: All Out

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 29 March 1973

IN HIS WRITING, Grin leader Nils Lofgren shows a special affection for cowboy songs (not the actual music of the old West, but original tunes ...

Grin: 1+1

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 17 February 1972

THE DEBUT ALBUM of Nils Lofgren's trio, Grin, brilliantly closed the quartet of albums that had begun with the Neil Young/Crazy Horse collaboration, Everybody Knows ...

Nils Lofgren: Crazy Horse, Neil Young, Grin All That Mob

Interview by Chris Briggs, ZigZag, December 1973

1973 HAS BEEN the year that saw legendary heroes hit the floor. Bryan Ferry lampooned Bob Dylan in a sordid attempt to establish his own ...

Nils Lofgren

Interview by Howard Wuelfing, Unicorn Times, September 1975

ON THE EVE of his upcoming nationwide tour, Nils Lofgren returned to his home turf August 16th, to preview his new band treating a small ...

Jackie Lomax, Grin: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 1971

Jackie Lomax and Band Playing at the Whisky ...

Grin: Gone Crazy

Review by Ken Barnes, Rolling Stone, 28 February 1974

NILS LOFGREN, a superb songwriter, possesses an appealing vocal style and is a fine guitarist. On the strength first three albums it’s unbelievable that he ...

Grin: All Out

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, March 1973

GRIN HAS DONE it again. Following up 1+1, one of the most exciting album of '72, the new opus from Nils Lofgren & Co., ALL ...

Grin: 1+1 (Spindizzy 31038)

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, The Rag, March 1972

NILS LOFGREN and Fanny are odds-on, for my money, the two most exciting young talents in mainstream rock today. Nils' initial reputation came about from ...

Grin: All Out

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Phonograph Record, March 1973

IF YOU'RE A Nils Lofgren fan, the first thing you'll notice here is that the whole setup is wrong. The album flops open from the ...

How Nils Lofgren Almost Became the Next Big Thing

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2019

THE ADVERTISEMENT for Grin, the first album that positioned Nils Lofgren front-and-center in his own band, said "until recently, only insiders could be absolutely certain ...

Blue Ridge Rangers: Blue Ridge Rangers; Grin: Gone Crazy

Review by Simon Frith, Let It Rock, September 1973

JOHN FOGERTY became a hero by living in the Bay Area for 20 years and never becoming a hippie. He didn’t desert his rock ‘n’ ...

Grin: Grin

Sleeve notes by Terry Staunton, Acadia Records, 2005

AUGUST 25, 2004, was a special date in the calendar of Montgomery County, Maryland. More than 30 musicians gathered in the town of Strathmore for ...

see also Nils Lofgren


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