Archive for October 26th, 2014

Queen’s Roger Taylor, “I Wanna Testify” from Best (2014): One Track Mind

Queen’s Roger Taylor, “I Wanna Testify” from Best (2014): One Track Mind

A standout song from Roger Taylor’s new retrospective releases, “I Wanna Testify” both reflects and then amplifies his successes with Queen.

Groovy Uncle – Persuaded (2014)

Groovy Uncle’s ‘Persuaded’ is a priceless portrait of Mod and Northern Soul influences cast in a current attitude.

Best Donald Fagen songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Donald Fagen songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Steely Dan fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron choose their five favorite songs from frontman Donald Fagen.

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ dive into experimentalism: ‘Weird and wonderful sounds’

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ dive into experimentalism: ‘Weird and wonderful sounds’

A bridge between the Yardbirds’ Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck eras, ‘Having a Rave Up’ heralded a new age of inventiveness.

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