Archive for April 26th, 2013

Deep Beatles: “Some Other Guy” (BBC, 1963)

Years ago, low-quality footage surfaced of the Beatles performing “Some Other Guy” at the Cavern Club on October 22, 1962. Filmed by Manchester-based Grenada Television, the brief clip captures the Beatles playing before a packed lunchtime crowd at the Cavern.

Exclusive stream: Captain Beyond, “Dancing Madly Backwards [On a Sea of Air]” from Live in Texas (2013)

Originally only available as a hand-made fan-club item, Captain Beyond’s 1973 concert with King Crimson became something of a legend — a poorly heard, pieced-together legend.

‘I never believed it would have worked’: Greg Lake on how Jimi Hendrix almost became part of ELP

‘I never believed it would have worked’: Greg Lake on how Jimi Hendrix almost became part of ELP

Greg Lake confirms that Jimi Hendrix was considered for a spot in the earliest incarnation of Emerson Lake and Palmer — and that he was utterly aware of how that might have changed things when it came to the group’s name.

Jimmy Vivino and the Black Italians – 13 Live (2013)

Jimmy Vivino and the Black Italians – 13 Live (2013)

Some magic was bound to surround this, as Jimmy Vivino reunited with long-time former collaborators for the first time in years. But doing so in Levon Helm’s old-barn studio, where Vivino had made so many memories, only heightened the date’s sense of emotional reminiscence.

‘It could be spectacular’: William Shatner updates new album project with Yes alum Billy Sherwood

‘It could be spectacular’: William Shatner updates new album project with Yes alum Billy Sherwood

Former Star Trek star William Shatner gives an update on his upcoming Billy Sherwood-produced studio project, including the album title.

Something Else! sneak peek: Marc Ribot and Ceramic Dog, “Masters Of The Internet” from Your Turn (2013)

An assemblage of musicians the caliber of Marc Ribot, Ches Smith and Shahzad Ismaily usually signals that this is going to be seriously nerdy jazz, but Ceramic Dog is, in many ways, the exact opposite.

The Friday Morning Listen: Les Dudek – Delta Breeze (2013)

This is how it started: Software-type person: “You’ve never seen Evil Dead?!!”

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