Jim Capaldi: Short Cut Draw Blood (1975)

Again featuring contributions from Traffic members past and present, Short Cut Draw Blood produced the biggest hit of Jim Capaldi’s career with a…

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Jim Capaldi: Oh How We Danced (1972)

Jim Capaldi’s first solo album owes as much to abdominal inflammation as inspiration. Steve Winwood had developed peritonitis, an inflammation of the abdominal…

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Traffic: On The Road (1973)

Maybe the prospect of a 15-minute “Glad” makes you, well, happy. But I would tell you that On The Road, at least in…

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Traffic (Untitled) (1968)

Kronomyth 2.0: TRIFFIC. Dave Mason briefly left the band after Mr. Fantasy, rejoined them several months later and the reconstituted quartet released their…

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Traffic: Mr. Fantasy (1967)

This a treasure chest of psychedelic gems, produced with gleeful abandon by Jimmy Miller, with whom Winwood had worked in Spencer Davis. The…

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More Heavy Traffic (1975)

Kronomyth 9.6: MORE HEAVY PRODUCT. United Artists must have spotted a drop of milk glistening on the end of Traffic’s teat, giving it…

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The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys (1971)

Kronomyth 6.0: SIX, SIX STICKS. The album cover notwithstanding, Traffic didn’t cut any corners on their followup to John Barleycorn. The Low Spark…

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Welcome To The Canteen (1971)

Kronomyth 4.0: MEDICATED GROUP. Welcome to Canteenaville: population You and 40,000 Headmen and a version of Gimme Some Lovin’ that if five seconds…

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