Archive for October 7th, 2013

Robert Wyatt – ’68 (2013)

Just as Stephen Stills’ 1968 demos Just Roll Tape offers a tantalizing, after-the-fact glimpse of an enormous rock talent mapping a course that would soon seal his legacy, so does the rehabilitated acetates Robert Wyatt cut that same year

Warren Zevon’s Forgotten Gems: Gimme Five

Warren Zevon’s Forgotten Gems: Gimme Five

It would be an injustice if we remember Warren Zevon merely for his 1978 novelty hit single “Werewolves of London.”

Steve Nieve [with Elvis Costello, Sting, Ron Sexsmith] – ToGetHer (2013)

Steve Nieve is likely an unknown quantity to anyone other than Elvis Costello fans.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Sinaloa Cowboys” (1995)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Sinaloa Cowboys” (1995)

It seems that the subject matter of this song gives me the perfect opportunity to break into a celebration of the intersection of Springsteen’s catalog with the television series Breaking Bad.