Archive for June 20th, 2013

The Band, “Don’t Ya Tell Henry” from The Basement Tapes (1967): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Don’t Ya Tell Henry” from The Basement Tapes (1967): Across the Great Divide

As with everything surrounding The Band’s ‘Basement Tapes,’ there remains a lasting discourse on when “Don’t Ya Tell Henry” was recorded.

Something Else! sneak peek: Crowded House, “Only Way To Go is Forwards” (2008, previously unreleased)

Something Else! sneak peek: Crowded House, “Only Way To Go is Forwards” (2008, previously unreleased)

Neal Finn is streaming a previously unreleased song called “Only Way to Go is Forwards” on his web site, giving fans a long-hoped-for chance to hear new music from Crowded House.

Ode to Omni – October’s Fire (2013)

The Philadelphia music scene has long been known for its vibrancy, eclecticism, and musical edge. Nearly two years ago, drummer and Philly native Marcus Myers suffered an accident that forced him to take a break from playing

‘They just get fed up with me’: Long-time leader Chris Squire explains Yes’ ever-shifting lineups

‘They just get fed up with me’: Long-time leader Chris Squire explains Yes’ ever-shifting lineups

Over its many eras, Yes has boasted no fewer than 17 regular working members, with bassist Chris Squire as the only one to appear in each incarnation. He says he has a theory on why.

On Second Thought: Black Sabbath – 13 (2013)

There’s a bit of genius in the layout of Black Sabbath’s long-awaited reunion album 13, which just became the band’s first U.S. No. 1. It’s a pretty safe bet that with 13, we hold in our hands the final studio album in the career of Black Sabbath

Watermelon Slim and the Workers – Bull Goose Rooster (2013)

A Vietnam War vet, a truck driver, painter, watermelon farmer, writer, small time criminal, a thrice-degreed scholar, a regular Blues Music Awards nominee, winner of multiple blues Album of the Year awards, and, oh, a former member of MENSA.

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