Formerly a founding member/ second guitarist and singer in legendary SF group (over-hyped by Columbia Records) Moby Grape. He was the son of legendary Academy Award-winning "Golden Age" actress Loretta Young, who won the "Academy Award for Best Actress" in 1947 for her role in "Farmer's Daughter".
* - In the early 1960s,Thornton recorded several songs for Bay-Tone Records. Two were released on a single, "You Did Me Wrong" and "Big Mama's Blues"; she also recorded "Ball and Chain" for Bay Tone, although it was never released, till 1968. // / Click the Link above, left, to view the performance, in high-quality video (unfortunately, the audio is mostly in the right channel, nothing wrong with your equipment ...).
The song is about Clapton's unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, then the wife of George Harrison, / #117 on the Rolling Stone list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time", 2003 // Click on the Link above, left, to view the original single.
The album title comes from a tenement street in Glasgow, near where Bruce grew up; the street, since demolished, was famous as the largest unbroken houserow in Europe, stretching for over a mile. The front cover photo was taken near the Harmony Row tenement. / ... Click on the Link above, to view the original album
Although the group itself and most of their fans totally ignore their early years, when they started out in 1964-1966 they were a fine R&B/soul-influenced group. // SUGGESTED by Lawrence Azrin; hey, that's me! - LsA
Recorded over a three-week period at the Rockfield Studios in Wales in 1978. The original master tapes disappeared before the album was released and as a result the album was mastered from a cassette recording of trial mixes, which detriorated the sound quality.