Archive for October 22nd, 2013

George Harrison – Gone Troppo (1982): On Second Thought

George Harrison – Gone Troppo (1982): On Second Thought

George Harrison’s ‘Gone Troppo’ is marked by a desire to be part of – really part of – smaller things after the big things have let you down.

Spyro Gyra – The Rhinebeck Sessions (2013)

Spyro Gyra – The Rhinebeck Sessions (2013)

One of the bands often cited as a progenitor of smooth jazz and one of the style’s best known names, Spyro Gyra is also one of the most atypical acts of the form.

Greg “Stackhouse” Prevost – Mississippi Murderer (2013)

Greg “Stackhouse” Prevost – Mississippi Murderer (2013)

A terrific debut solo album from the lead singer of the Chesterfield Kings, Greg Prevost’s ‘Mississippi Murderer’ is an all-blues affair – and a much welcome one, at that.

‘I’m so proud of what we did’: Sammy Hagar has a newfound perspective on Van Halen

‘I’m so proud of what we did’: Sammy Hagar has a newfound perspective on Van Halen

A 2013 retrospective tour featuring songs from Sammy Hagar’s tenure in Van Halen has inevitably led to questions about reuniting with the old band.

Almost Hits: Cherokee, “Girl I’ve Got News For You” (1971)

Almost Hits: Cherokee, “Girl I’ve Got News For You” (1971)

Prior to switching their name to Cherokee, these guys were known as the Robbs and experienced a sizeable degree of fame during the ’60s as the houseband on Dick Clark’s fantastic “Where The Action Is!” television show.

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