Archive for February 27th, 2014

One Track Mind: Lyle Lovett, “Rosie” from Looking into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne (2014)

One Track Mind: Lyle Lovett, “Rosie” from Looking into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne (2014)

That Jackson Browne, one of the 1970s and ’80s most prolific and recognizable singer-songwriters, hasn’t already had one of these all-out, star-flecked tribute moments boggles the mind, really.

Books: Sex and the Beatles: 400 Entries, by Jeff Walker (2014)

Jeff Walker’s just-published book Sex and the Beatles: 400 Entries is exactly what the title suggests — a look at the sexy underbelly of the Fab Four in 400 ways you probably couldn’t imagine.

Gimme Five: Andy Summers on songs with the Police, Animals, Neil Sedaka and Robert Fripp

Gimme Five: Andy Summers on songs with the Police, Animals, Neil Sedaka and Robert Fripp

Andy Summers’ echoing, textural approach to the guitar is forever linked with the Police, but he’d been an established figure in music for more than a decade before rising to stardom with that sound alongside Stewart Copeland and Sting.

‘I didn’t know him’: Graham Nash on his initial reaction to the addition of Neil Young in CSNY

‘I didn’t know him’: Graham Nash on his initial reaction to the addition of Neil Young in CSNY

When Neil Young was presented as a potential addition to the trio of Crosby Stills and Nash by Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, Graham Nash admits he had never met the mercurial Buffalo Springfield vet.

The Band, “When I Paint My Masterpiece” from Cahoots (1971): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “When I Paint My Masterpiece” from Cahoots (1971): Across the Great Divide

The introduction of a new studio to experiment with might have seemed like a happy challenge for the Band, in another place.

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