Terry Reid – Silver White Light: Live At The Isle Of Wight

The young Super Lungs in full effect

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First choice Led Zep frontman and Hendrix’s jamming chum, Reid was almost lost in the midst of a Brit blue-eyed soul fraternity that included Burdon, Cocker, Fame, Farlowe, Marriott, Winwood, Stewart and Morrison. But before relocating Stateside, he confirmed his outstanding talent during his appearance at the 1970 Isle Of Wight Festival. Here, with David Lindley on all things stringed, there’s a ’70s West Coast feel not just to his own songs (“Silver White Light”, “Things To Try” etc) but during a feisty cover of Dylan’s “To Be Alone With You”

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