Archive for October 31st, 2011

Enrico Rava – Tribe (2011)

On his last outing, trumpet master Enrico Rava was in a New York state of mind. This time, for Tribe, his head, heart—and most notably—his entire band is firmly back in his native Italy.

Aerosmith – Rocks (1976; 2011 import reissue)

by Beverly Paterson There’s a new 35th anniversary edition import of this classic Aerosmith recording by Sony Japan? Has it really been 35 years since Rocks was released?

U2 – Achtung Baby (1991; 2011 deluxe edition reissue)

by Tom Johnson Who lost their mind here? The band, their manager, the label? Was it all of them at once? I don’t get this one at all. Many others don’t get this one.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Thunder Road" (1975)

Rosalita. Thunder Road. Rosalita. Thunder Road. Rosalita. Thunder Road. Thunder Road. Yes. As I’ve said before, for the most part I don’t compare one song to another