In 1975, Jim Sullivan, a promising musician, mysteriously disappeared without a trace just outside the town of Santa Rosa, New Mexico. To this day, no one knows where he went or what happened to him and his body has never been found. It's almost as if he was sucked into space..
Jim's debut album, which was released in 1969, was entitled U.F.O..
Jennifer Maas writes an intriguing article about Jim and defines U.F.O
as, "a slice of American pop music filtered from the murky depths of Los Angeles, by way of the deep- south." Now I'm no music buff or anything, nor do I delve deep into the hidden meanings of songs or anything like that. I simply call it like I see it. Or in this case, like I hear it. Listening to this song I could only hear a hippy. However, the tune is actually quite catchy. You can hear the entire album at Light In the Attic
, a great site that re-leases hard to find music and gets them the attention today that they deserved yesterday.
Here's some lyrics from the title track:
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