Archive for July 26th, 2013

Deep Beatles: “Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!” (Cavern Club, 1962)

What is a well-known Beatles track like “Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!” doing in a column called “Deep Beatles”? After all, their cover has appeared on official releases three times: Beatles for Sale, Live at the BBC, and Anthology 1.

Shan Kenner – The Behavior Of Vibration (2013)

Amazon.com Widgets When L.A. native Shan Kenner plied his trade as a jazz guitarist in San Francisco, he found himself in a quartet with drummer Ches Smith.

Something Else! sneak peek: Dave Stewart, “What Is Wrong With Me” from Lucky Numbers (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Dave Stewart, “What Is Wrong With Me” from Lucky Numbers (2013)

Beginning with a moment of stark introspection, “What Is Wrong With Me” at first boasts none of the swirling flourishes that so often surround a Dave Stewart production

The Friday Morning Listen: Van Dyke Parks – Song Cycle (1968)

The Friday Morning Listen: Van Dyke Parks – Song Cycle (1968)

Are there any famous albums out there that you’ve ignored over the years? I have a small cache of them, which I keep secret because when people find out I’ve never listened to them they sort of freak out.

‘If you don’t like it, get up and leave’: Please don’t shout out requests to Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

‘If you don’t like it, get up and leave’: Please don’t shout out requests to Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson’s just-completed summer U.S. tour featured complete readings of Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick, and his solo sequel Thick As a Brick 2. Not that a few people didn’t yell out requests anyway.