Archive for April 7th, 2013

On Second Thought: Bryan Adams, Cat Stevens, Dire Straits, ELP, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, others

On Second Thought: Bryan Adams, Cat Stevens, Dire Straits, ELP, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, others

So, the local church down the block was having its annual MAMMOTH GARAGE SALE. Occasionally, there are good deals to be had: high-end stereo systems for $100 or less, old but serviceable furniture suitable for a rental suite or cabin at the lake

Tony Levin connected with Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp all at once: ‘The best day I ever had’

Tony Levin and Peter Gabriel have become inextricably linked, something that was underscored by the bassist’s recent appearances on the anniversary tour celebrating 1986’s So. They didn’t have a very auspicious meeting, however.

Mike Arroyo Jazz Organ Trio – Full Circle (2013)

Hey y’all, it’s Sunday. How about some church music? An inspiring sermon of hymns set to soul jazz is being delivered by the pastor of The BreƱas Community Church in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, and the hymnbook is called Full Circle.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Fall of ’92” (1994)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Fall of ’92” (1994)

<<< BACKWARD (“Little Kawai”) ||| ONWARD (“Lies I Can Believe”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** There were a few tracks that didn’t make it into the Whack Eleven, and “Fall of ’92,” credited to both Becker and Donald Fagen, was one of them. Musically, it can hang with most any of the approved ones found on 11 TracksRead More

Jaimeo Brown – Transcendence (2013)

Jaimeo Brown’s work on the forthcoming Transcendence reflects the stirring continuity of traditions, as Deep South gospel is melded with blues is melded with jazz is melded with rock is melded with hip hop is melded with electronica.

Gimme Five: Country outlaw Bob Wayne on “Til the Wheels Fall Off” and “Blood to Dust,” among others

When Bob Wayne took a few minutes from his road-dog touring schedule for an SER Sitdown, we talked to him about some of our favorite tracks from his two Century Media releases

Gene Clark – Here Tonight: The White Light Demos (2013)

Gene Clark – Here Tonight: The White Light Demos (2013)

Gene Clark was ever restless, the constant traveler, from his sudden departure after a stirring two-year tenure with the Byrds into solo career that careened from one style to another, to his untimely alcohol-fueled end at just 46.

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