Archive for November 12th, 2013

The Beatles: The BBC Archives, by Kevin Howlett (2013): Books

The Beatles: The BBC Archives, by Kevin Howlett (2013): Books

Some of the best Beatles performances were, for many years, not officially available anywhere. From 1962-1965, the group played live on 53 BBC radio programs

On Second Thought: Lady Gaga – ARTPOP (2013)

On Second Thought: Lady Gaga – ARTPOP (2013)

It’s not an easy time to be an artist. The gotta-have-it generation picks up and puts down performers like toys they tire of easily, tweeting and commenting with agitated glee

Almost Hits: Three Dog Night’s Danny Hutton, “Roses And Rainbows” (1965)

Almost Hits: Three Dog Night’s Danny Hutton, “Roses And Rainbows” (1965)

Long before Danny Hutton gained universal fame with Three Dog Night, who racked up 21 great Top 40 hit singles between the years 1969 and 1975, he was busy getting his feet wet in a variety of capacities.

Rhys Chatham – Harmonie du soir (2013)

The 1970s No Wave movement spawned some dark, aggressive, and beautiful music. Do those adjective belong together? Of course!

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Poco, November 9, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Poco, November 9, 2013

At Chicago’s Mayne Stage: I was looking forward to seeing the band Poco again. I had the good fortune of seeing the band, or more accurately the Poco acoustic trio, in 2012.

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