Archive for October 19th, 2012

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, “Forward” (2012)

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, “Forward” (2012)

Bruce Springsteen’s newly unveiled song isn’t going to unseat “This Land Is Your Land,” much less “Youngstown.” But, during a jokey performance at a Ohio rally for President Obama, it’s clear that wasn’t the point anyway.

‘I hate to break it to you’: Glenn Hughes all but confirms demise of Black Country Communion

‘I hate to break it to you’: Glenn Hughes all but confirms demise of Black Country Communion

Glenn Hughes, the 61-year-old frontman for Black Country Communion, has all but confirmed the the all-star rock amalgam’s breakup — while giving a clearer idea yet about what’s tearing the group asunder.

Deep Beatles: “Oh! Darling” from Abbey Road (1969)

The stereotype stands to this day: John Lennon wrote the rockers, Paul McCartney the love songs. But the Abbey Road track “Oh! Darling” challenged this notion by having McCartney write and sing the blues.

Tim Bedner – Of Light And Shadow (2012)

Tim Bedner – Of Light And Shadow (2012)

Some guys play the guitar extremely well and some guys who play the guitar just have great feel. Ottawa, Ontario-based plectrist Tim Bedner is in a special class of guitarists who excel at both.

Forgotten series: Jim Stafford – Jim Stafford (1974)

Forgotten series: Jim Stafford – Jim Stafford (1974)

Jim Stafford’s debut album sported four Top 40 hits both in 1973 and ’74. Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on how you now look at the man and his music, he became more known for his novelty, somewhat goofy tunes

The Friday Morning Listen: The Mr. T Experience – Everyone’s Entitled to Their Own Opinion (1986)

The Friday Morning Listen: The Mr. T Experience – Everyone’s Entitled to Their Own Opinion (1986)

It’s been a fun and interesting week, both at the Something Else! Headquarters and on the greater Interweb thingie at large.