Archive for June 4th, 2014

Walt Weiskopf – Overdrive (2014)

Eleven-year Steely Dan sax veteran Weiskopf amply demonstrates why Becker and Fagen love this guy.

‘One of the most requested songs’: On that mysterious date from Earth Wind and Fire’s ‘September’

‘One of the most requested songs’: On that mysterious date from Earth Wind and Fire’s ‘September’

We’ve all heard the tune. But just what happened during the 21st night?

More Perfect Playlists: The Next Beatles Album (All Things Must Pass, McCartney, Plastic Ono Band, 1970)

More Perfect Playlists: The Next Beatles Album (All Things Must Pass, McCartney, Plastic Ono Band, 1970)

This time, we’re combining tracks from the group’s immediate post-breakup solo albums.

‘It’s a possibility’: Yardbirds discussed recording new album during upcoming U.S. tour

‘It’s a possibility’: Yardbirds discussed recording new album during upcoming U.S. tour

“We were thinking at one point,” drummer Jim McCarty says, “of going down to Mississippi.”

One Track Mind: Chicago, “Naked In The Garden Of Allah” from Now: Chicago XXXVI (2014)

One Track Mind: Chicago, “Naked In The Garden Of Allah” from Now: Chicago XXXVI (2014)

The impetus for this track goes back to the immediate aftermath of Desert Storm.

‘One of the best pieces I’ve done’: Just how did Micky Dolenz end up working with Rob Zombie?

‘One of the best pieces I’ve done’: Just how did Micky Dolenz end up working with Rob Zombie?

“I knew who he was,” the Monkees star says, “and that he was a fan.”

WTF?! Wednesdays: Diamanda Galas – Plague Mass (1991)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Diamanda Galas – Plague Mass (1991)

A powerful, nearly unhinged vocal recalls the first wave of AIDS-related deaths.