Archive for June 7th, 2013

Deep Beatles: Paul McCartney, “Coming Up” (Knebworth version, 1990)

No retrospective of vintage live Paul McCartney would be complete without his popular tune “Coming Up.” Since this column is entitled “Deep Beatles,” however, we want to explore a different version than the 1979 “Live at Glasgow” hit.

‘Pretty famous, isn’t he?’: Roger Daltrey on Jimmy Page’s contribution to the Who’s “I Can’t Explain”

Roger Daltrey sorts through the curious situation that found Jimmy Page playing guitar on a track by the Who, after their producer asked him in during the sessions for “I Can’t Explain.” “Pretty famous, isn’t he?” Daltrey muses.

Alice in Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013)

Alice in Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013)

I’ve been reading fantastic things about The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, the follow-up to the new lineup of Alice in Chains’ very good Black Gives Way to Blue. But I’ve got to say that I’m just not feeling it.

‘They weren’t that clever then’: Carl Palmer on why Emerson Lake and Palmer didn’t have a guitarist

‘They weren’t that clever then’: Carl Palmer on why Emerson Lake and Palmer didn’t have a guitarist

Carl Palmer has just wrapped up a well-received tour with his ELP Legacy band, notable because — unlike his trio work with Emerson Lake and Palmer — this group prominently features the guitar. Palmer says there’s a reason for that.

The Friday Morning Listen: McPhee/ Brotzmann/ Kessler/ Zerang – The Damage is Done (2009)

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Monadnock region’s fantastic music/arts festival that goes by the name The Thing in the Spring.

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