Archive for July 26th, 2014

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

The daughter of Carole King and the late Gerry Goffin shines on her own.

‘We should get some lyrics written for that’: One of the Monkees’ great improvisations … wasn’t

‘We should get some lyrics written for that’: One of the Monkees’ great improvisations … wasn’t

Micky Dolenz credits Mike Nesmith for recognizing this gem’s potential.

‘A very strange tale’: How this diamond in the rough helped revitalize the Yardbirds

‘A very strange tale’: How this diamond in the rough helped revitalize the Yardbirds

He had a wandering musical taste. He didn’t even play the instrument.

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 1 (2012)

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 1 (2012)

Brimming with power and grace, this has become a treasured collector’s item.

‘Sort of the architect of that whole thing’: Journey’s pop-music savior wasn’t Steve Perry

‘Sort of the architect of that whole thing’: Journey’s pop-music savior wasn’t Steve Perry

The foundation a series of mindboggling 1980s successes was there before Perry arrived.

The Britannicas – High Tea (2014)

The Britannicas – High Tea (2014)

If there’s one band that has a handle on tweaking traditional pop rock to modern effects, it’s the Britannicas.

‘Very excited about the synergy’: Jean-Luc Ponty on his new collaboration with Yes’ Jon Anderson

‘Very excited about the synergy’: Jean-Luc Ponty on his new collaboration with Yes’ Jon Anderson

Ponty has previously worked with Frank Zappa, Elton John and members of Journey and Genesis.

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