Archive for December 21st, 2011

One Track Mind: Bob Seger, "Sock It To Me, Santa" (1966; 2011 reissue)

One of the more interesting moments on the new collection Cameo Parkway: Holiday Hits comes at the very end, as an impossibly young Bob Seger and an early band called the Last Heard scurry through this original Christmas romp.

Beverly Paterson’s Top Albums for 2011: Reissues

Today, we climb inside the way-back machine for look at my favorite reissues from 2011, a list that includes established acts like the Kinks and Hollies as well as lost-classic faves like the Strawberry Alarm Clock and Neighb’rhood Childr’n.

Something Else! sneak peek: Eddie Daniels, with Roger Kellaway – Live at the Library of Congress (2012)

Clarinetist Eddie Daniels, appearing last February at the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium, displays an almost telepathic symbiosis alongside pianist Roger Kellaway.

Various artists – We Are All One, In the Sun: A Tribute to Robbie Basho (2010)

Along with John Fahey, American composer Robbie Basho helped redefine the steel-stringed guitar as a concert instrument.