Archive for November 7th, 2012

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

Henry McCullough, whose searing first-take guitar solo was the centerpoint of Paul McCartney and Wings’ charttopping “My Love,” is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Early reports courtesy of the BBC incorrectly reported that he had died.

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Everybody has their own definition of a “chill” record. But if ever there was a time when one was desperately needed, it would likely be when you are stranded on a faraway island — with nothing but a volleyball to keep you company.

Gimme Five: Songs where Fleetwood Mac, well, sucked

Gimme Five: Songs where Fleetwood Mac, well, sucked

When looking for entries by Fleetwood Mac in Something Else! Reviews’ regular Sucks Series, there was plenty of blame to go around. After all, more than dozen different songwriters have moved through the band’s ranks.

Pamela York – Lay Down This World: Hymns And Spirituals (2012)

Jazz has long drawn from show tunes, Tin Pan Alley, and a handful of great composers like Ellington, Strayhorn and Monk for material. Gospel? Not so much.

Forgotten series: The Prisoners – Hurricane: The Best Of The Prisoners (2004)

Formed in 1980, the Prisoners always seemed right on the brink of making a major breakthrough, but despite such critical and public adoration, they remained a cult phenomenon.