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FlinterFile: Albert Hammond- It Never Rains In Southern California

Albert Hammond wrote down the story of his life in 1972. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: R. Dean Taylor- Taos New Mexico

R. Dean Taylor was a successful song writer, producer and singer at Motown. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: David Cassidy- How Can I Be Sure

David Cassidy brought an ‘old’ song back in the charts in 1972. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: David Bowie- Changes

This song started as a parody of a nightclub song. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Deep Purple- Smoke On The Water

On the fourth of December 1971, there was a fire in a casino in Montreux. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Middle Of The Road- Talk Of All The U.S.A.

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The band Middle of the Road started as Part Four, changed their name to Los Caracas, and got the name Middle of the Road in 1970. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Stephen Stills- So Begins The Task

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Stephen Stills is one of the big names in pop music that return every time again. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Argent- Hold Your Head Up

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After being in the Zombies, Rod Argent created his own band, which he called after himself. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Uriah Heep- Easy Livin’

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In 1972, Uriah Heep had their only hit in the US. The song, which was on the album Demons and Wizards, is actually quite simple. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Billy Paul- Me And Mrs. Jones

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In 1972, Billy Paul had one of his biggest hits. The Phillysound-song is about two lovers, who are both cheating their partners. Read the rest of this entry