Archive for June 10th, 2013

Something Else! sneak peek: Robert Randolph and the Family Band, “Born Again” (2013)

Robert Randolph and his Family Band are poised to follow up on that T-Bone Burnett-produced affair We Walk This Road (2010) with Lickety Split, a group of a dozen new recordings including nine new originals.

On Second Thought: Paul McCartney and Wings – Rockshow (1980; 2013 reissue)

On Second Thought: Paul McCartney and Wings – Rockshow (1980; 2013 reissue)

The days of watching dark, grainy footage while listening to a muddy sound mix are finally over. At last, Paul McCartney and Wings’ seminal concert film Rockshow has been completely restored

Tommy Malone – Natural Born Days (2013)

Tommy Malone was not lacking for work as a musician, not with his frontman role in one of the best and beloved roots bands going, the Subdudes. This underrated talent had basically handed his career over to this New Orleans favorite on and off from 1987 until the band went into indefinite hiatus at the end of 2010.

Sturgill Simpson – High Top Mountain (2013)

Sturgill Simpson’s brand of country is undeniably old-fashioned, dripping with honky-tonk spirit, but don’t expect him to try to cash in on it by singing about what an outlaw he is. That’s made clear on the album opener

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Long Goodbye” (1992)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Long Goodbye” (1992)

Here is a example of me never getting to the lyrics. Musically, “The Long Goodbye” goes nowhere.

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