Archive for August 30th, 2013

One Track Mind: Dave Stewart with Martina McBride, “Every Single Night” (2013)

One Track Mind: Dave Stewart with Martina McBride, “Every Single Night” (2013)

Dave Stewart continues blending his quirky brand of rock with rootsier influences, this time adding big-voiced country chanteuse Martina McBride — who gooses this yearning lament through its soaring bridge

‘I don’t think those guys want to’: Adam Lambert nixes idea of a world tour with Queen

‘I don’t think those guys want to’: Adam Lambert nixes idea of a world tour with Queen

Adam Lambert says fans shouldn’t expect any large-scale tour to follow his September debut in the U.S. fronting classic-rock legends Queen.

Eileen Howard – Blues in the Green Room (2013)

This isn’t so much down home as it is upbeat, an empowering set of blues from a singer with jazz chops. There’s a buoying effect throughout Eileen Howard’s Blues in the Green Room.

One Track Mind: Jim Beard, “The Gentleman and Hizcaine” (2013)

Keyboardist and composer Jim Beard has long been a “behind the scenes” kind of guy, contributing his skills to music by better-known acts, such as Wayne Shorter, Chuck Loeb, Eliane Elias

Jeremy – Searching For The Son (2013)

Jeremy – Searching For The Son (2013)

Being prolific is one thing, but being prolific and having the ability to create high quality music is an entirely different animal altogether. However, Jeremy Morris is blessed with both attributes.

The Friday Morning Listen: Linda Ronstadt – Simple Dreams (1977)

One of my favorite lines from the old sitcom WKRP in Cincinatti had Johnny Fever asking fellow DJ Venus Flytrap if he wanted to go check out Carly Simon album covers.

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