Archive for October 15th, 2013

Cool cover of Jackson 5’s ‘I Want You Back’ propels Lake Street Dive to spotlight ahead of LEAF

On a Boston sidewalk, the brassy, sassy combo Lake Street Dive tears into an acoustic soul cover of the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back.”

The Beatles’ Paul McCartney remembers discarded initial work with John Lennon: ‘We plowed on’

The Beatles’ Paul McCartney remembers discarded initial work with John Lennon: ‘We plowed on’

Several early songs from the writing collaboration between Paul McCartney and John Lennon eventually saw the light of day — save for their very first, a song called “Just Fun.”

Buddy Flett – Rough Edges (2013)

That Buddy Flett is recording at all, after an encephalitis-induced coma, is its own kind of miracle.

Almost Hits: Blood Sweat and Tears, “Go Down Gamblin'” (1971)

Almost Hits: Blood Sweat and Tears, “Go Down Gamblin'” (1971)

The problem with Blood, Sweat and Tears was that many rock fans didn’t consider them to be a real rock band. Their guitarist, Steve Katz, never reeled off the flaming, red hot, twelve-minute, guitar jams