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Palm Desert Discs: John Garcia's Favourite Albums
Mark Eglinton , November 21st, 2014 14:09

With his self-titled debut solo album out earlier this year and a run of UK shows imminent, the former Kyuss man has been wringing his hands over picking 13 all-time favourite LPs. Mark Eglinton helps him boil it down

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The Doors - Strange Days
I put Strange Days here not because it's my favorite Doors record, but because it's the one I listened to most recently. I hadn't heard it in a long time and I thought "Holy shit", while pushing repeat. As a singer, I love vocals and I love poetry. I listen to everything from Terence Trent D'Arby and Chris Cornell to Jim Morrison. I'm a fan of singers - truly I am. Jim is a poet. Robbie Krieger is an amazing artist and I think he can be next to Jimi Hendrix on that legend page. The Doors are a jam band and that really appeals to me. I don't know how many times - and I mean this with all due respect to my wife - I've made out to 'Moonlight Drive'. It takes me back to those times. They were the real deal, man. Straight out of Venice, Los Angeles…

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Nov 21, 2014 6:18pm

double double cult misfits, he's the freedom bleeding.

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Jan 26, 2016 10:15pm

Well blow me down, he's even more dull than his music!

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May 15, 2016 3:28am

I just feel like that when I revisit old horror movies. Is that young lad Jack Nicholson in The Raven? How he jumps out the castle's window in the middle of an electric storm at night, wearing a tight though unprotective outfit! The Cult should have used it for one of their songs.... You tell me which.

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Mar 16, 2017 10:35am

Nice interview. Thanks.

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Oct 1, 2017 11:41am

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