A hard bop classic, 1956’s At Basin Street would be the last official album by the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet before a car accident claimed Clifford, pianist Richie Powell, and Richie’s wife Nancy. Makes you wonder—what more could the quintet have accomplished with more time?
David Allan Coe - Once Upon A Rhyme (1975) (original US WLP) The 4th album by David Allan Coe showed just what a master songwriter he was. His first album was released shortly after he was released from prison. He did 20 years before he was even 30 years old (in at 9 years old), back in the days when they used to put kids in jail. But by the time of this album, he was one of the best songwriters in country music. His music is also interesting because he added a lot of outside influences into the country style, like blues, r & b and rock and roll. Great lyric writer as well. Check out Would You Lay With Me (In A Field Of Stone) and Jodi Like A Melody for a good idea of how great this guys songs are. Highly suggest anybody who is even into country music just a little bit, to check out some DAC albums/songs.