Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Friday, July 24th, 2015 comes from Matthew's Southern Comfort, led by Ian Matthews.

On April 24th, 1971, "Woodstock", written by Joni Mitchell, entered Billboard's Top 40 and celebrated its way to #23, a rather mediocre showing, but it spent nine weeks in the chart, as long as many songs that broke into the Top 10.

Ian Matthews, Ian Matthews MacDonaldon June 16th, 1946 in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, a pop-rock singer, placed two songs in the Top 40 between 1971 and 1979.  He had been a member of Fairpoort Convention before forming Matthew's Southern Comfort.