Archive for June 7th, 2012

Bob Welch (1945-2012): An Appreciation

Bob Welch (1945-2012): An Appreciation

Fleetwood Mac was only moderately successful during Bob Welch’s 1971-74 tenure, but he helped push them from blues toward a more melodic direction.

Bill Evans – Live At Art D'Lugoff's Top Of The Gate (2012)

As much as I enjoy piano trio jazz, such a trio playing the predictable fare of standards in their traditional arrangements does not get me very fired up. This here record is one of those affairs

Hank Williams Jr., “That Ain’t Good” (2012): Something Else! sneak peek

Hank Williams Jr. has a long way to go to regain his crown as the king of rowdy country.

On Second Thought: Michael Jackson – This Is It (2009)

In the genre of concert films, This Is It is an anomaly. Most others document a particular live performance or composite performances from a tour.

Béla Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio – Across The Imaginary Divide (2012)

Sometimes music is about hearing two masters of their craft jam together, amazing listeners with their sheer artistry. That summarizes Across The Imaginary Divide

Forgotten series: Flower Power, Spontaneous Combustion, others – Beyond The Calico Wall (1993)

Here’s an invitation to journey beyond the calico wall, where the skies are paved with marshmallow love, yellow orange hangs on a string and the concept of hate and war melt like popsicles!