Archive for October 17th, 2013

Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio – Le Stagioni del Commissario Ricciardi (2013)

Last year, Marco Cappelli made a surprisingly delightful tribute with his Italian Surf Academy of the music that accompanied Ennio Morricone’s spaghetti westerns (The American Dream).

‘You don’t have to speak English’: David Lee Roth’s zen-like approach to Van Halen lyrics

‘You don’t have to speak English’: David Lee Roth’s zen-like approach to Van Halen lyrics

David Lee Roth approach to lyric writing for Van Halen is that they matter — but they don’t matter. In fact, he’s not even sure you have to know English for them to make sense.

The Band, “Whispering Pines” from The Band (1969): Across the Great Divide

On an album dominated by strikingly resonant character studies and plenty of hootenanny fun, “Whispering Pines” thrums with unvarnished, seemingly autobiographical emotion.

‘This sounds terribly extravagant’: Greg Lake on beginnings of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Brain Salad Surgery

‘This sounds terribly extravagant’: Greg Lake on beginnings of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Brain Salad Surgery

Through Greg Lake has said that 1972’s Trilogy was his favorite Emerson Lake and Palmer album, the project provided a unique obstacle for the group