Archive for July 29th, 2013

Exclusive stream: Harry Nilsson, “Old Dirt Road [Alternate]” from Flash Harry (1980; 2013 reissue)

Exclusive stream: Harry Nilsson, “Old Dirt Road [Alternate]” from Flash Harry (1980; 2013 reissue)

The long-hoped-for reissue of Harry Nilsson’s final full-length solo album would be big enough news. How about an all-new version of his John Lennon collaboration “Old Dirt Road”?

Three new Something Else! subscribers chosen to receive Buddy Guy’s Rhythm and Blues

Three new Something Else! subscribers chosen to receive Buddy Guy’s Rhythm and Blues

Three new subscribers to Something Else! have been chosen to receive copies of Rhythm and Blues, the new studio effort from Buddy Guy

Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski – Live at the Kitano (2013)

The collaboration of two artists like Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski is almost always going to warrant sublime results, but the magic of Live at the Kitano is a little like sitting in on an altogether remarkable meeting of the minds.

On Second Thought: Sammy Hagar – Nine on a Ten Scale (1976)

Too many egos can indeed spoil the soup, as was the sad case of Montrose. Christened after guitar wizard Ronnie Montrose, the San Francisco based band cut a pair piping hot albums

Drew Gress – The Sky Inside (2013)

Drew Gress is a first-call bassist and has certainly earned the caché to have first-call players on his own albums.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Leap Of Faith” (1992)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Leap Of Faith” (1992)

For those who were unsure that Bruce’s interior life had taken decidedly positive turn with the energy of Better Days, “Leap Of Faith” drives it home.