Archive for July 17th, 2014

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

A late-’70s Hagar tune eventually hit the Top 10, but only after Springfield covered it.

The Band, “Book Faded Brown” from Jubilation (1998): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Book Faded Brown” from Jubilation (1998): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko’s voice, poignant now with aged wisdom, finds previously unknown depths on this song with the Band.

Eric Wyatt – Borough of Kings (2014)

Eric Wyatt – Borough of Kings (2014)

Eric Wyatt makes good on his enviable Brooklyn upbringing by evoking the masters he’s met as a child while finding his own voice to do it.’Borough of Kings’ is pure, Brooklyn-bred jazz at its finest.

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

They offer unique insights into Journey’s first Top 20 single, and one of its last.

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