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Showing posts from March 7, 2011

Conway, AR Concert Review--Crowd Grooves to 60s Rock

There's no doubt that The Buckinghams are beloved in the South, just as much as they are in the Midwest, Northeast, and Western United States. After all, "Kind of a Drag" went to #1 in the country in Little Rock, AR before it was #1 across the country on the Billboard charts. Friday, March 4th, The Buckinghams traveled to Conway, Arkansas to the campus of the University of Central Arkansas and the stately Reynolds Performance Hall for a concert with Blood, Sweat and Tears, who opened the evening with a superb concert with a rich, royal version of "Spinning Wheel." The Buckinghams first releases on Columbia Records were produced by the band's manager, James William Guercio. Following on an excellent first Blood, Sweat and Tears album, produced by band member Al Kooper, Columbia Records asked Guercio to produce BSandT's second album, "Spinning Wheel," which was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards, before winning for Best Instrumental Arrangemeent for F