Archive for September 13th, 2013

Elton John – The Diving Board (2013)

Elton John – The Diving Board (2013)

Second acts are difficult; third acts, even more so. But what of a fourth? That’s Elton John, who’s already been a country-inflected singer-songwriter, Captain Fantastic and a mainstream pop star.

On Second Thought: Wild Cherry – Wild Cherry (1976)

Born in 1970, Wild Cherry began life as a rock band. Gigging the local circuit, the Ohio group struggled to gain the success they strived for.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Mountain Goats – All Hail West Texas (2002)

Up until the last couple of days, I hadn’t thought about audio cassettes in a good long while. But then I discovered that there exists a freakishly large pile of independent labels dedicated to the form.