Archive for November 19th, 2012

Eva Cassidy – The Best Of Eva Cassidy (2012)

Even today, more than a decade after discovering Eva Cassidy, listening to her music always brings me an unshakable tinge of melancholy that accompanies the joy and wonderment from hearing her unbelievably perfect voice.

New Music Monday: AC/DC, Asia, Michael Jackson, Neil Young, Porcupine Tree, Tenacious D

New Music Monday: AC/DC, Asia, Michael Jackson, Neil Young, Porcupine Tree, Tenacious D

Give thanks for the new stuff: There are just-released albums by the likes of DouBt, Keith Emerson, King Diamond and Tenacious D to dig into, long before the turkey, dressing and such are close to ready.

The Knack – Time Waits For No One: The Complete Recordings (2012)

What are the chances of two bands sharing the same moniker, having the same number of members in the group, living in the same locale and recording for the same label? Slimmer than slim, that is for sure, but such is the case here.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “No Surrender” (1984)

We learned more from a three minute record baby, than we ever learned in school… Yes, words to live by. And I’ve kind of felt that way for most of my life.