Archive for August 20th, 2013

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan’s bootleg series typically offers a opportunity to dig deeper into his enigmatic and often quite personal musical history. This new edition, despite being subtitled Another Self Portrait, is different.

Almost Hits: Herman’s Hermits, “No Milk Today” (1967)

Almost Hits: Herman’s Hermits, “No Milk Today” (1967)

Even though “No Milk Today” (#35, Hot 100 in 1967) was released in the USA by Herman’s Hermits as the B-side to “There’s a Kind of Hush” (#4, Hot 100) it was the better song of the two

‘Genesis did start to shed members’: Steve Hackett on the joys of paying solo tribute to his old band

‘Genesis did start to shed members’: Steve Hackett on the joys of paying solo tribute to his old band

For Steve Hackett, his recent Genesis remake projects have provided an opportunity to work in a more congenial atmosphere — away from his old band’s built-in rivalries.

Linda Oh – Sun Pictures (2013)

It’s been four years since the young lady bassist from Australia took on NYC and released a debut album with not only bass chops but a fully-form conception for her own style of jazz.

‘People will take it or leave it’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on replacing Freddie Mercury with Adam Lambert

‘People will take it or leave it’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on replacing Freddie Mercury with Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor defends the choice of Adam Lambert to front Queen after being asked, in a newly published talk with Classic Rock magazine, if he is “selling the band short by having a guy from American Idol as your singer.”

Laurence Juber, Denny Seiwell and Henry McCullough on Paul McCartney and Wings: Gimme Five

Laurence Juber, Denny Seiwell and Henry McCullough on Paul McCartney and Wings: Gimme Five

Former Wings members Denny Seiwell, Henry McCullough and Laurence Juber – a trio of figures who span either end of the 1970s-era Paul McCartney band’s lifespan – offer unique insight into his work.

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