(Traffic - in a word, ageless) [media id=17158] I realize it's totally possible there are some people who have never heard of this band. Hard as
June 10, 2010

(Traffic - in a word, ageless)

I realize it's totally possible there are some people who have never heard of this band. Hard as that is to imagine, Traffic were probably one of the more popular and played bands on FM radio from their start in the late 1960's until their final breakup in the mid 1970s.

They were also fantastic live and those of you who do remember and remembered seeing them, know exactly what I'm talking about.

Fronting the band was Steve (or Stevie as he was known then, or "Little Stevie" if you want to go back to his days with The Spencer Davis Group) Winwood, who is still a major artist working today. But back then it was new and by the time this album came out "The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys", they had grown into a multi-layered band with a whole range of musical influences they assimilated. Because of that, they never really aged and even today, listening to this track, the track title from the album, you realize just how fresh they were and still are.

So if you aren't familiar with them, or maybe just heard about them recently, check them out. Everything has been reissued and CD's and Downloads are available.

They would make a great addition to your collection and your musical world will get just a little bigger and better off for it.

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