Archive for May 25th, 2013

Deep Beatles: Paul McCartney, “Bluebird” from Rockshow (1976)

Sellout crowds. Onstage marriage proposals. Grasshopper infestations. Paul McCartney’s latest world tour has been eventful, finding him presiding over a successful marriage proposal and fending off insects pelting him as he performs “Hey Jude.”

One Track Mind: Hank III and David Allan Coe, “The Outlaw Ways” (2013)

A collaboration between Hank III and David Allan Coe has been long talked about and hinted at by III, something that’s been met with a great deal of excitement by both camps of fans. It’s finally here

PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (2011)

Let England Shake is a masterpiece, battlefield correspondence from the frontline of the human heart. Apparently, the Imperial War Museum in London agreed.

‘Not too rehashed or too thought out’: Classic-era Santana reunion could arrive as soon as 2014

‘Not too rehashed or too thought out’: Classic-era Santana reunion could arrive as soon as 2014

Neal Schon has his own opinions about how a planned reunion of the early 1970s lineup of Santana should unfold. He wants to return to the loose, improvisational feel of their classic collaboration Santana III.

Eliane Elias, “I Thought About You” from A Tribute to Chet Baker (2013): One Track Mind

Eliane Elias, “I Thought About You” from A Tribute to Chet Baker (2013): One Track Mind

The wonder is how much Eliane Elias, the Brazalian-born pianist and singer, has in common with the doomed American romantic Chet Baker.

Marshall Chapman – Blaze of Glory (2013)

Blaze of Glory, a spacious record that lets every word echo in your heart, finds Marshall Chapman — as she has for ages — telling difficult truths, loving with all of her might, and country-rocking her ass off.

Streams: Listen as Prince and 3rdEyeGirl cover “Even Flow” by Pearl Jam

Streams: Listen as Prince and 3rdEyeGirl cover “Even Flow” by Pearl Jam

Sporting a three-piece all-girl band, Prince recently asserted that he didn’t have time for collaborating with “old people.” Apparently, however, that doesn’t apply to his cover choices.

Satoko Fujii ma-do – Time Stands Still (2013)

Yesterday was about Satoko Fujii looking forward with her next small combo project, today is about one last glance back on her previous one.

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