Tag Archives: Jim McCarty (US)

CACTUS’ Jim McCarty Presents An Acoustic Album

April 7, 2022

Jim McCarty may have recorded with Buddy Miles and jammed with Jimi Hendrix, but it was with CACTUS that the American guitarist became a master of his trade, projecting heavy, if nuanced, crunch from the ensemble’s to their most recent … Continue reading

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CACTUS – The Birth Of Cactus 1970

March 26, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 The historic snapshot of a mighty foursome’s stage debut – ear-splitting yet rivetingly melodious. Perhaps, not as influential as their predecessors VANILLA FUDGE whose rhythm section, and Tim Bogert moved on to heavier pastures in 1969, CACTUS have … Continue reading

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CACTUS Unearth The Tapes Of Debut Gig

January 11, 2022

Perhaps, not as influential as their predecessors VANILLA FUDGE whose rhythm section, and Tim Bogert moved on to heavier pastures in 1969, CACTUS have always been a powerful unit, and the band’s latest album, from 2021, is a testament to … Continue reading

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CACTUS – Tightrope

June 8, 2021

Purple Pyramid 2021 Still ‘ot ‘n’ sweaty, ‘eavy rhythm-and-blues veterans balance their graceful act and walk into sunset with a smile. Prickly like the Sonoran Desert vegetation and charged like Battersea Power Station back in the day, as this album’s … Continue reading

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