Tone Report Weekly 194 - Page 24

1 1 band, 1 album S.P. BURKE Considering how much work goes into a band trying to make it, sometimes we’re lucky they even get to finish a record at all. The lives of musicians are complicated and the winds of inspiration are finicky. Sometimes, for all the hard work, they only get one album out the door. No more, no less. differences or tragedy, it becomes a mark of unfulfilled potential, a mark of what- could-have-been. Either that or it’s because you’re Eric Clapton and you record with friggin’ everybody. If we talked about his one-offs with Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes, B.B. King, J.J. Cale, and John Mayall, we’d be here all day. If we’re lucky, one album is all you need, the mark being made on the world despite the brevity. Whether through creative Let’s take a look at the bands and artists that only got one record out before it came to an end all too soon. 24 TONE TALK // One Band, One Album