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The Blues Project - Projections flac album Performer: The Blues Project
Title: Projections
Style: Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Released: 1966
Country: US
MP3 album: 1923 mb
FLAC album: 1380 mb
Rating: 4.2
Other formats: APE MOD AHX RA DMF ADX VOX
Genre: Rock

Projections is the second album by American blues rock band The Blues Project. Produced by Tom Wilson and released by Verve/Folkways in November 1966, the album was their first studio release and examined a more rock-based sound. Soon after the release of this album, Al Kooper left the band in the spring of 1967 to form Blood, Sweat & Tears.

The Blues Project was a short-lived band from the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City that was formed in 1965 and split up in 1967. While their songs drew from a wide array of musical styles, they are most remembered as one of the earliest practitioners of psychedelic rock, as well as one of the world's first jam bands, along with the Grateful Dead.

Very similar to this version: The Blues Project - Projections. Manufactured by MGM Records Division; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. MGM Records, A Division Of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., Made in . A1: Sea-Lark Enterprises, Inc. BMI A2: Blues Projections BMI A3: Snapper Music, Inc. BMI A4: Arc Music Corp. BMI B1, B3, B5: Sealark Enterprises, Inc. BMI B2: Metric Music Corp. Matrix, Runout (Label side A): FTS 3008 A.

This album is The Blues Project at their pinnacle of musicianship and writing. Why the band's other albums haven't been reissued is a real mystery (a box set?), but "Anthology" covers the important tunes from across the band's short life. But I sure would like to hear each album in remastered sound. Projections: Very nice selection of songs. My favored "Going Down Louisiana" is missing from this cd. Blues Project best album in my opinion is the "Reunion in Central Park". One person found this helpful.

Projections is an album by American blues rock band The Blues Project.

The blues project: projections (1966). 1) I Can't Keep From Crying; 2) Steve's Song; 3) You Can't Catch Me; 4) Two Trains Running; 5) Wake Me, Shake Me; 6) Cheryl's Going Home; 7) Flute Thing; 8) Caress Me Baby; 9) Fly Away. This is what the Blues Project should have done more often - an open-door synthesis of beauty and innovation. It isn't much of a blues project, of course, but then again, ʽFlute Thingʼ does convey a blue feeling all the same, and whoever said that by blues we only mean the Chicago 12-bar stuff anyway? This does not mean that the band is somehow pathologically unable to rip it up.

The Blues Project were one of the hottest live acts of the time and one of the first album oriented bands. Not all blues, with certain tunes rooted in folk and this album bearing a psychedelic edge (nearly the American Aftermath ) but listen to them cook through some classic blues standards and soulful originals, and the name starts to settle in just fine. This Greenwich Village group lit up audiences weekly at New York’s Au Go Go Cafe. By the time Projections was released, they had become a hard-edged party band that were well-equipped to extend their jams for a drugged out San Fransisco scene, and their eagerness to incorporate other musical forms and experiment beyond the blues put this band ahead of their time. Al’s Kooperphone (actually called a Tubon) on Can’t Keep From Crying supplies an opening dose of out-of-control psych.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Can't Keep From Crying
Arranged By – Al KooperWritten-By – Blind Willie Johnson
4:25
A2 Steve's Song
Written-By – Steve Katz
4:55
A3 You Can't Catch Me
Written-By – Chuck Berry
4:14
A4 Two Trains Running
Written-By – M. Morganfield*
11:20
B1 Wake Me, Shake Me
Arranged By – Al Kooper
5:15
B2 Cheryl's Going Home
Written-By – Bob Lind
2:35
B3 Flute Thing
Written-By – Al Kooper
5:58
B4 Caress Me Baby
Written-By – Jimmy Reed
7:12
B5 Fly Away
Written-By – Al Kooper
3:30

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – MGM Records Division
  • Record Company – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
  • Published By – Sea-Lark Enterprises, Inc.
  • Published By – Blues Projections
  • Published By – Snapper Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Arc Music Corp.
  • Published By – Sealark Enterprises, Inc.
  • Published By – Metric Music Corp.
  • Published By – Conrad Music
  • Pressed By – MGM Record Manufacturing Division

Credits

  • Design [Cover Design] – Ken Kendall
  • Engineer [Director] – Val Valentin
  • Liner Notes – Sid Bernstein
  • Photography By [Cover] – Jim Marshall
  • Producer – Marcus James (tracks: B3, B5), Tom Wilson
  • Supervised By [Production Supervisor] – Jerry Schoenbaum

Notes

First cat. # on sleeve.
Second cat. # on labels.

This is a label variation with STEREO printed on
the right side of the center hole.
Very similar to this version: =The Blues Project - Projections

®© Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc./Printed in U.S.A.

Manufactured by MGM Records Division; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

MGM Records • A Division Of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. • Made in U.S.A.

A1: Sea-Lark Enterprises, Inc. BMI
A2: Blues Projections BMI
A3: Snapper Music, Inc. BMI
A4: Arc Music Corp. BMI
B1, B3, B5: Sealark Enterprises, Inc. BMI
B2: Metric Music Corp. BMI
B4: Conrad Music BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): FTS 3008 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): (MGS 292)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): FTS 3008 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): (MGS 293)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): FTS-3008 SiDE-1 MGS-392
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): FTS-3008 SiDE-2 MGS-393
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FT-3008 The Blues Project Projections ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Verve Folkways FT-3008 US 1966
FT-3008 The Blues Project Projections ‎(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Verve Folkways FT-3008 US 1966
FVS-9505 The Blues Project Projections ‎(LP, Album) Verve Folkways FVS-9505 Germany 1966
P25P 25093 The Blues Project Projections ‎(CD, Album, RE) Verve Records, Verve Forecast P25P 25093 Japan 1989
827 918-1 The Blues Project Projections ‎(LP, Album, RE) Verve Forecast 827 918-1 Greece 1986