One year later, Nils Lofgren attempted to make a big time move like labelmate, skinny Peter "Show Me The Way" Frampton, issuing the double-live Night After Night in ' The A&M records release sold a fraction of the number of copies that the mega-selling, talk-box .
In the early '70s, Grin seemed like a band on the brink of big league success. Their stellar second album, 1+1, had shown that American rock didn't need to be lunk-headed or self-indulgent. Or strummed by laid-back guys who just wanted to chug all night. Nils Lofgren, the band's founder and front man, was championed by almost everybody—especially rhapsodizing rock critics—as a prodigiously.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Night After Night on Discogs. Label: A&M Records - AMLM ,A&M Records - AMEM • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Blues •/5(7).
Nils Lofgren is a album by Nils Lofgren, also known as the "Fat Man Album".It was his first solo album, following the breakup of his group, Grin. The album was critically praised at the time of its release, most notably in a Rolling Stone review by Jon retegescomorttempsorptoredtodenist.xyzinfo Rolling Stone Record Guide said it was a "tour de force of unquenchable vitality and disarming subtlety.".
One Saturday night I climbed on the back of my brother's Lambretta GP and we drove to the Hammersmith Odeon as it was then, to see Nils backed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. We paid on the door to stand at the back of the Gods and watch a memorable night of rock'n'roll for the princely sum of £ each.