Archive for June 16th, 2013

Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark – Blind, Crippled and Crazy (2013)

An easy atmosphere of camaraderie, a lived-in sense of community, surrounds this homey reunion, as Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark amble up, sit a spell, and share a few songs. You can almost hear the rocking chair creaking below them on the front porch.

‘Just a joke’: What Don Felder said to Joe Walsh on the classic video for the Eagles’ “Hotel California”

‘Just a joke’: What Don Felder said to Joe Walsh on the classic video for the Eagles’ “Hotel California”

Ever wondered what Don Felder said to Joe Walsh to crack him up during the iconic twin guitar solos on the original 1970s-era video for “Hotel California”? Us, too.

On Second Thought: The Wooden Birds – Two Matchsticks (2011)

In 2008, Andrew Kenny, guiding light of the Brooklyn-based American Analog Set, packed it in and decamped for his native Austin, Texas. In the process, he left behind AmAnSet’s Eno-esque wash of synths

‘I’d like to see that corrected’: Geddy Lee wants Rush’s Vapor Trails to get the next 5.1 remix

‘I’d like to see that corrected’: Geddy Lee wants Rush’s Vapor Trails to get the next 5.1 remix

Though it came out just over a decade ago, Geddy Lee says he’s interested in doing a 5.1 remastering of Rush’s 2002 album Vapor Trails, a project that marked the band’s return to the studio after a six-year hiatus.

Books: Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, by Marc Roberty (2013)

Books: Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, by Marc Roberty (2013)

In an exclusive excerpt from the new book Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, Marc Roberty takes us into the earliest days of Derek and the Dominos

‘It was a huge revelation’: Scarlet Rivera recalls being plucked from obscurity by Bob Dylan

Scarlet Rivera was an American violinist, plying her trade in relative obscurity, when Bob Dylan tabbed her to take part in the sessions for what would become his 1976 album Desire.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Third World Man [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Third World Man [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Peg [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Kid Charlemagne [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** (S. Victor Aaron: “Babylon Sisters” and “Third World Man” stand apart from the rest of the fare found on Goucho and perhaps they’re being the two songs representing for that album on Alive In America means that Becker and Fagen think so, too.

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